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Mus. 1294

Correspondence and newspaper cuttings from the period November 1917 to May 1918, relating to the purchase by Christ Church in December 1917 of the Hereford Cathedral copy of John Barnard, The first book of selected church musick (London, 1641); the set is now Mus. 544-53. Correspondents include Percy Buck; The Very Rev. T.B. Strong (Dean of Christ Church); Canon A.T. Bannister (Hereford Cathedral); Barclays Bank, Oxford; The Bank of England; The Very Rev. H.E. Savage, Dean of Lichfield; Miss Edith M. Osman; C.J. Best (Editor, The Hereford Times); and the Bishop of Hereford. Newspaper cuttings are taken from The Hereford Times and an unidentified London music periodical. 26 numbered items, currently unbound.