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Price and proposalls of Renatus Harris for his organ in the Temple Church, humbly offered to the Right Hon.ble the Lord High Chancellor of England and the two Hon.ble Societies of the Temple

Price and proposalls of Renatus Harris for his organ in the Temple Church, humbly offered to the Right Hon.ble the Lord High Chancellor of England and the two Hon.ble Societies of the Temple

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Creator: Harris, Renatus, 1640?-1715?
Date: [ca. 1685]
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Bound with: Bernard Smith, ALS to "Lord Jeffreys, Baron of Wemm, Lord High Chancellor of England".
Tipped in: "An 18th Century Organ Builder's Proposal." Printed. Annotated: "From the October number of "The Organ," 1927."
Pasted down on front free endpaper: two newspaper clippings concerning Renatus Harris, one labeled "The Times. Sept. 30th, 1932."
Spine title: "Renatus Harris and His Organ in the Temple Church."
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Abstract:
Document containing Harris's request for a decision in the competition between the organs built by himself and by Bernard Smith for the Temple Church. Harris defends his price, notes sabotage of the pipes and bellows, and proposes rules to govern the test of the organs.
Letter petitioning Jeffreys either to pay Smith for his organ or to allow him to remove it from the Temple Church.
Bookplate: Ex libris Michael Gillingham; Arthur F. Hill, FSA.
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1 v. (2 p., bound in vol.) ; 35 x 23 cm. + Transcript.
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Object ID: 10521454
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