Reference numberNLB/71/617
Alternative reference numberNLB/71 p314
TitleCopy letter from David Prain, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Messrs O'Donoghue & Forbes, 16 Orchard Street, Bristol
Date10 August 1928
DescriptionInforms O'Donoghue & Forbes of the visit to Pick's Hill and of the decision taken not to keep the property. States that the gardener of the property, Herbert Babey has been paid £150 legacy by Mrs Ludlow-Hewitt and a payment of his wages has been guaranteed for 3 months by Mrs. Sollas's will. Informs his wages will continue to be paid after this date by the Royal Society at the rate of £2 a week, if the property is not sold by then. Asks how Mrs. Sollas's will can be carried out and Employment contributions to Insurance. Sends a demand for Tithe rent charge from Mrs. Ludlow-Hewitt [not enclosed]. Babey's address is handwritten.
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