Ref NoRC/84/1
TitleCorrespondence and Papers, 1859-62
DescriptionDraft of Sir Henry Cole's scheme for the Horticultural Grounds; Report on a Special General Meeting of the Horticultural Society, 9 July 1859, in Gardeners' Chronicle and Horticultural Gazette; Articles of Agreement between the Commissioners and the Horticultural Society, and draft outline of the proposed Agreement; New Charter of the Royal Horticultural Society; Proposition for the granting by the Commissioners of land for the purposes of the 1862 Exhibition; 'Supply of refreshments in the Royal Horticultural Gardens 1862: conditions of tender'; accounts of work done at the grounds by John Kelk; Report by Sir Henry Cole on expenditure on the Horticultural Arcades; receipts and expenditure by the Society; 'Memorandum on the means of raising the funds necessary for the satisfactory completion of the Commissioners' Arcades surrounding the Horticultural Gardens, and on the fate of the Exhibition Buildings'.
Correspondence concerns expenditure, progress and proceedings of the Society, concern over lack of completion of the Arcades, etc.
Correspondents include: Andrew Murray, William Booth, Henry Cole, Francis Fowke, Charles Phipps, C. Wentworth Dilke, and Fladgates.
Date1859 - 1862
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