Posts Tagged ‘Emery Walker’

August 13

William Morris, in a letter written on this day in 1884, mentions a Socialist meeting during which he held the chair. Quite possibly this was the meeting at which he met Emery Walker, as his daughter May Morris later wrote that the two men had met first at a Socialist meeting during 1884. The first [...]

May 3

In a letter to the Editor of The Times of London, dated this day in 1917, Gerard T. Meynell, publisher of The Imprint, and a director of the Westminster Press, fine printers, wrote: “Sir—It would be interesting to know what Mr. Emery Walker thinks should be done with the Doves Press punches and matrices. The [...]

March 15

“I think I am dying,” wrote Sir Sidney Carlyle Cockerell upon a set of postcards of the spring flowers in Kew Gardens, and sent them to his family and friends, postmarked this day in 1962. The fact that he was then in his ninety-fifth year and had been confined to his bed for a number [...]