Letter, 1800 Jan. 26, Broadlands, to Thomas Garnett, London.


Letter, 1800 Jan. 26, Broadlands, to Thomas Garnett, London.

Mentions Thomas Webster's sketches, his imminent return to London, and Garnett's course of lectures at the Royal Institution.

[2] p. on fold. leaf. 23 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7972269

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