PILGRIMS

[ The Pilgrims' Way from Winchester to Canterbury. ] Typed Letter Signed ('G. Bertram Hartfree') from Hampshire surveyor George Bertram HGartfree to Kentish antiquary F. C. Elliston-Erwood, claiming to have 'traced up portions' of the route.

Author: 
G. Bertram Hartfree, surveyor [ Frank Charles Elliston-Erwood, F.S.A. (1883-1968), Kentish historian; the Pilgrims' Way from Winchester in Hampshire to Canterbury in Kent ]
Publication details: 
On letterhead of The Town Hall, Alton, Hants [ Hampshire ]. 6 August 1915.
£30.00

2pp., 4to. Aged and worn, with slight rust to one corner from staple. Having 'recently met an enthusiastic reader' of Elliston-Erwood's book 'passing through this town', he writes 'to advise you that I have traced up portions of the "Pilgrim's Way" from Alton Parish Church, to No. 13 milestone mentioned on Page 72 of your book'.

Typed Letter Signed by J. Wilson Taylor, Honorary Secretary, The Pilgrims [The Pilgrims Society of Great Britain], to G. R. Menzies, Secretary, Royal Society of Arts.

Author: 
J. Wilson Taylor, Honorary Secretary [1919 to 1943], The Pilgrims Society of Great Britain
Typed Letter Signed by J. Wilson Taylor, Honorary Secretary, The Pilgrims
Publication details: 
31 December 1926; on letterhead of The Pilgrims [The Pilgrims Society of Great Britain], Hotel Victoria, London.
£56.00
Typed Letter Signed by J. Wilson Taylor, Honorary Secretary, The Pilgrims

4to, 1 p. Thirteen lines. Text clear and complete. Good, on aged and lightly-creased paper. The letterhead features an engraving of Chaucer with a lion and eagle. Stating that 'the Pilgrims Society has no funds available' to pay for the sending of 'a representative to the Conference that you are holding with the object of preserving the Old Cottages of England', although 'individual Pilgrims might be willing to subscribe' and the Society is 'in full sympathy with your object'.

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