MC:F27/2/MS1 Chapman Prize Fund Trust Related Papers from A. E. Gunther
The following documents, except MC:F27/2/MS1/6, are held in an envelope addressed to Reverend Pemberton, of Mottram in Longdendale, which in turn is held in an envelope addressed to the Librarian of Magdalen College. The envelope is marked “From A. E. Gunther, for Edward Chapman MS if needed”. MC:F27/2/MS1/6 was previously included in a bundle of papers which are now catalogued as MC:F27/2/F1.
A copy of the will and codicils of Mrs. Elizabeth Beardoe Chapman, courtesy of Baileys, Shaw & Gillet of 5 Berners Street. The will is dated 1st May 1909, the first codicil is dated 19th January 1911 and the second codicil is dated 3rd April 1912.
An extract from Mrs. Chapman’s will of 1909 containing a note to Gunther dated 31 August 1928, concerning how much money can be provided for A.E.W.’s [sic] scholarship.
A letter from Rev. W.A. Pemberton, dated 4 July 1912, on the value of the Chapman estate. This is attached to a copy of a letter from Walter C. Raiswell, dated 22 June 1912, in which he enquires about the possibility of a loan that had been promised to him by Mrs. Chapman before her death.
A list of the proprietary shares and debentures of public companies held by Mrs. Chapman upon her death, totalling £27, 549.17.
A letter to Gunther from Edith Beardoe Tweedy, dated 14 December 1920, about her new will and the provisions it will make for the Chapman Trust.
A letter to Gunther from J.C.B. Gamlin, dated 26 July 1928, concerning Mr. Welch’s request for the remaining balance of the Welch Education Fund to be passed to his children. Attached is a summary of the balance remaining in the Welch Education Fund.
MC:F27/2/MS1/6 Not dated
Four identical posters advertising the Edward Chapman Research Prize. The dates are left blank to be filled in. There are six conditions of entry, and papers are to be submitted to H. L Bowman.
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