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About document 26

This document is a memorial to Sir Christopher Wren, dated 1701.

(Catalogue reference: E 36/253 folio 294)

This memorial, written by Peter Le Neve and John Lowe, concerns the Chapter House in Westminster Abbey. Le Neve complains about the deteriorating condition of the house, the subsequent damage to the records and the absent builders.

Please note:

  • The document is written in a cursive autograph hand.

 

 

 

 

 
 
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