Letters of Philip Thicknesse, ca. 1770-ca. 1785.

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Thicknesse, Philip, 1719-1792. Letters of Philip Thicknesse, ca. 1770-ca. 1785.

Letters of Philip Thicknesse, ca. 1770-ca. 1785.

The collection consists almost entirely of letters from Philip Thicknesse to his friend, John Cooke of Monmouthshire. Subject matter includes Thicknesse's family life and relations with his wives and children; busines and estate affairs, including his lawsuits, management of his Monmoutshire farm at Quoitca, and his houses at Bath; life and society in Bath; travel on the Continent, particularly in France and Spain (1775-77), and in Belgium (1782). There are a few references to his own writings and to Thomas Gainsborough.

218 pieces.4 boxes.

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Thicknesse, Ann, 1737-1824

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Lanove, Maria.

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Cooke, John, fl. 1770-1784,

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Thicknesse, Philip, 1719-1792

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Patron of Gainsborough. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bath, to an unidentified recipient, [1784?] Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571951 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bath, to Mr. Dodsley, 1777 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571948 Philip Thicknesse (1719-1792), soldier and author, traveled to Georgia with Oglethorpe, served in Jamaica and the Mediterranean, and purchased in 1753 the lieutenant-governshi...

Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788

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English painter. From the description of Autograph document signed : [n.p.], 1769 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561366 From the description of Autograph letter in third person, not signed : [n.p.], to [William] Hoare, [1773]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269563096 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1782 Apr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269570722 English artist. From the descriptio...

Touchet, Elizabeth.

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