Documents associated with: Paddon, Samuel Wreford
Record 14 of 36
My dear Rennell
come round in the morning if you can early - at about 11 - o'clock -
An amazing letter from Paddon - Awful games! -
[butterfly signature with sting on tail]
1. [March/July 1882]
Dated from reference to Paddon (see below).
Facsimile published in John Wilson sale catalogue, Witney, no lot number, described as 'Autograph letter signed [...], 1 page 8vo (oblong) [...] £85.00'. Formerly in the possession of Lord Cromer, Cromer Autograph Albums, II, 89.
Letter written at right-angles to the printed address.
Samuel Wreford Paddon (b. 1843), diamond merchant and collector [more]. JW's correspondence with Paddon between 10 March and 14 July 1882 about the misdeeds of Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more] is recorded in Whistler, James McNeill, Correspondence. Paddon Papers. The Owl and the Cabinet, London, . The letter referred to is likely to be one of five letters from Paddon.