Documents: Subject: Statue in London

[ Oliver Goldsmith ]
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SKU: 742

A correspondence with Clement Shorter concerning the placing of a statue of Oliver Goldsmith (a replica of Foley's in Dublin) somewhere in London. Shorter had suggested this in "The Sphere", etc. The collection comprises ten letters and three related newspaper clippings, dating 7 June 1912 to 27 February 1914. The correspondents include: Trinity College, Dublin (owners of the original) giving qualified permission to copy; Edward Clarke (writer on Goldsmith) discussing original material in his possession and wanting to keep in touch with the project; Treasury, Middle Temple (x 3) asking questions, then acccepting the proposal; Lord Latymer accepting the position of Hon. Treas. The collection,