DEPARTMENT OF PRINTED BOOKS,
BRITISH MUSEUM,
LONDON: W. C.
30 Oct 1903


Sir, 1

We have two of the pieces of which you write viz Thomas Thomsons Collection of the songs of Burns Etc
1822-25
Press mark, E. 276
___________

Thomson. A Select Collection of original Welsh airs
1809-17.
Press. mark I. 366
The two others are not in the Library[.]


Yours faithfully
[signed:] G. K. Fortesque

© Transcription Nicholas Marston, 2014

© Translation


DEPARTMENT OF PRINTED BOOKS,
BRITISH MUSEUM,
LONDON: W. C.
30 Oct 1903


Sir, 1

We have two of the pieces of which you write viz Thomas Thomsons Collection of the songs of Burns Etc
1822-25
Press mark, E. 276
___________

Thomson. A Select Collection of original Welsh airs
1809-17.
Press. mark I. 366
The two others are not in the Library[.]


Yours faithfully
[signed:] G. K. Fortesque

© Transcription Nicholas Marston, 2014

© Translation

Footnotes

1 This letter is not recorded in Schenker’s diary; nor does the British Library hold any correspondence between Schenker and Fortesque, who was Keeper of Printed Books, Maps, Charts, and Plans at this time. I am grateful to Christopher Scobie and the staff of the British Library Corporate Archive for assistance in identifying Fortesque.

Commentary

Format
1p letter, printed letterhead, ink holograph message and signature
Rights Holder
Trustees of the British Museum; permission sought
License
Any claim to intellectual rights on this document should be addressed to the Schenker Documents Online, at schenkercorrespondence (at) mus (dot) cam (dot) uk
Provenance
Schenker, Heinrich (document date-1935)--Schenker, Jeanette (1935-1938)--Oster, Ernst (1938-c.1939)—New York Public Library (c.1939-)

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