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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Edgar Alfred Bowring (1826-1911)

12 May 1864. Edgar Bowring to General Grey 12 May 1864

Loose manuscript papers; mounted | 1 document (8 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/20/6

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Letter reporting the passing of the Bill to extend the Metropolitan Railway from Paddington to the South Kensington Museum, the defeat of the proposal to hold a Commission of Enquiry into the Patent Office and museum, the Government's plans for a museum of invention, rather than a patent museum, and a place to house the bones of the great whale recently purchased in Scotland.
  • Creator(s)

    Edgar Alfred Bowring (1826-1911) (writer)

    General Sir Charles Grey (1804-70) (addressee)

  • 1 document (8 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
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        • documents
          • correspondence