Letter to William Clark: 23 July 1875
35 South St.
Park Lane, W.
My dear Sir,
With regard to Sir Bartle Frere’s suggestion
that I should write to the Duke of Buckingham
about your Madras Drainage scheme, it
was thought better that I should wait
until the plans came home officially:
they were expected every week. But
still they did not arrive. And under
the circumstances I wrote yesterday to the
I hope that he may send for you.
I gave him your address.
in great haste
& with the warmest wishes for your success-
and may God speed the Madras Drainage!
ever your faithful servt.
I do not know the etiquette in such cases:
perhaps you could learn whether it is
[Cromford, A, July 23, 1875]
W. Clark Esq C.E.
9 Victoria Chambers