A Little History of Snitterfield, Warwickshire

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1831 plan for school at Snitterfield
with a letter from James Trubshaw to Mark Philips

Introduction     Transcript of letter text     Images:  Cover of letter     Letter    Building Plan

Transcript of text of letter

[?] indicates a doubt over the meaning of the original.


                                                                                                 Mr Trubshaw Sepr 19 1831
                                                                                                                              with Plan of School
                                                                                                                            House for Snitterfield
                                           Recd [?] Sepr 21

                                                                                                                                                 Mark Philips Esqr
                                                                                                                                                    The Park
                                                                                                                                                      Nr Manchester


                                                                                                                                                                            Haywood Sepr. 19th 1831

Dear Sir

            With this you have a sketch of a School which I hope will meet your approbation - You will perceive I have brought it out about 2 feet before the gable end of the Cottage towards the road as we proposed when you was there and have taken the end of the Cottage for the School - The dotted red line shews the site of the present building proposed to be taken & which I hope you have arranged with the Clergyman & the Parishioners for[?] — Should the Schoolmaster have the Cottage there may be an access either out of the Porch of the House or School —

            I am going to Weston on Wednesday and & shall afterwards be in the neighbourhood of Shipston on Stour surveying a line of Country for a branch from the Stratford and Moreton railway to Shipston which will occupy my time several days —   Should you have made arrangements for the school & wish it to be begun I will go over to Snitterfield and set it out before I leave the neighbourhood —  

I am sorry this sketch has not been sent sooner but the whole of my time has been taken up at Chester for the last month on account of my Son’s indisposition who I am sorry to say continues very unwell

                                                           I am Dear Sir
                                                                       Your Obedient Servant
                                                                                  J.T[?]. Trubshaw

P.S.   A letter will find me at the George
          Inn at Shipston on Stour till Monday or
          Tuesday next week —

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