file JRF/1/2/1 - Instructions to Solicitors

Identity area

Reference code



Instructions to Solicitors


  • 23 November 1903 - 29 December 1904 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

1 file

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Letters from Joseph Rowntree concerning the establishment of the three Joseph Rowntree Trusts (the JRVT, JRSST and JRCT) and the drafting of the Trust deeds, 23 November 1903 - 29 December 1904.

The majority of the letters are to Elihu Richard Cross of Rowntree solicitors Birdsall & Cross but the bundle also includes letters to Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree and a telegram to Birdsall & Cross from T. Cyprian Williams of Lincoln's Inn, .


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Previous reference


Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places