file JRF/1/2/4 - Correspondence between Solicitor and Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree

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Correspondence between Solicitor and Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree


  • 18 January 1904 - 18 May 1905 (Creation)

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Letters and memoranda to E. Richard Cross of Birdsall & Cross from Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree concerning the establishment of the Joseph Rowntree Trusts (the JRVT, JRSST and JRCT), the drafting of the Trust deeds and clauses, the endowment of the Trusts and his duties as Trust Secretary. The majority of the letters are to Elihu Richard Cross of Rowntree solicitors Birdsall & Cross but the bundle also includes a copy of a letter from Seebohm to Joseph Rowntree. 18 January 1904 - 18 May 1905.


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