Documents associated with: White House, lease
Record 6 of 44
System Number: 06154
Date: 1 March 1878
Author: George and William Webb
Recipient: Edward William Godwin
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W151
Document Type: ALS
GEO. & WM WEBB,
11, AUSTIN FRIARS,
OLD BROAD STREET, E. C.
1st March 1878
TO E. W. Godwin Eq
We have seen the Solicitor to the Metropolitan Board today - We
are understand that there is a disposition to meet you - on the part of the Architect, & some arrangement must be come to before we can move further in the matter - we have written to Mr. Whistler to this effect - We feel that we ought not to have been placed in this position
G & W Webb,
[p. 2] 'Chimney breast / 1" / 5" / 8 / 5 / 5 ft'
4. Metropolitan Board
The Metropolitan Board of Works were slow in giving JW planning permission for his new house, the White House on Tite Street, and withheld the lease until alterations were made to the facade.
7. [p. 2]
The writing on this page is in another hand, possibly that of E. W. Godwin, in pencil. The numerals are placed on a rough diagram for part of the house.