Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Messrs. Hampton & Sons

Letter No.: 
[June 1953?]

The White Gates
Dorking, Surrey

Dear Sirs,

Re The White Gates

With regard to the above Property, I hereby authorise you to sell at or after the Auction at £5900 or any advance on this sum which you can obtain.
If you fail to reach the reserve, you have authority to sell at £5500 or better.

Yours truly

Vendor's full name for contract.

Ralph Vaughan Williams


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Typewritten pro-forma letter with manuscript additions, notably the sentence 'If you fail...'. Signed by VW.