original diary cover

Soane kept a notebook during the building of Number 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, now his Museum. We will be publishing the entries day by day to mark the 200th anniversary of this build - follow this link for more details.

September 22nd 1812

Transcription & Scan

22 Sept[ember 18]12. Mr Leverton wrote me a letter respecting the new house.

scan of sir john soane diary entry on September 22nd 1812

Commentary

Thomas Leverton, an architect and surveyor, was responsible for the design of several of the properties in Bedford Square in Bloomsbury.  He would be present at Bow Street as the case came before the magistrate.