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GAI Gainsborough letters c.1767-1788
                >GAI/7 Thomas Gainsborough, Bath, to William Jackson 2 Sep [c.1770]
Reference CodeGAI/7
TitleThomas Gainsborough, Bath, to William Jackson
Date2 Sep [c.1770]
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionHe has been busy since leaving Exeter. He bumped into Lord Shelburne, who insisted on having Gainsborough visit. He was glad as this meant he got to meet Mr. Dunning. He provides a description of Dunning's physical impact and intellectual vigor.

Jackson has made a note on the wrapper, to the effect that "this bundle" of letters should be kept for his brother until his return, or burnt.

Also a list stating numbers of houses, families and people [in Exeter?]
NoteA later note in pencil summarises the content of the letter.