Transcript of a Letter from Revd. Legh Richmond to the Bedfordshire Auxillary National School Committee
Transcript of a letter from Revd. Legh Richmond dated 29thNovember 1815 to Major Gibbard, Secretary to the Bedfordshire Auxiliary National School Committee.
Legh Richmond had been due to attend this meeting at the Swan Inn, but a heavy cold prevented him from so doing. As a consequence, he wrote the this letter to Major Gibbard, a copy of which is in the Bedfordshire Archives (GA2568), which after an explanation of his non-attendance explained the establishment of Turvey’s first School in 1815 and requesting funds from the National School Committee to support the on-goingcosts of the School.