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LAW Sir Thomas Lawrence, PRA, letters and papers 1777-1831
LAW/1 Autographs volume 1 1777-1811
                        >LAW/1/256 [Thomas Lawrence], to [Joseph Farington] [Sep 1810]
Reference CodeLAW/1/256
Title[Thomas Lawrence], to [Joseph Farington]
Date[Sep 1810]
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionHe is saddened by the news of Sir Francis's death; he has received a letter from Alexander Baring concerning the event; he is pleased that Lord De Dunstanville is being civil to Farington, Lawrence's father always spoke of Sir Francis Bassett with respect; he provides his opinion on the resolution of the dispute at Covent Garden Theatre; he went with Robert Smirke and witnessed the last storm over "Nightly Boxes", he and Robert Smirke think Kemble performed weakly in the whole affair; he is engaged by Royalty; he mentions a conversation with Angerstein about [Ströhling's] dispute with Lambton; Knight has written ably on Barry's life, considering his "utter" ignorance on the subject, he thinks Shee should answer the article.
BibliographyPartly published in Letter-Bag, Layard, 1906, p.66.
NoteLater pencil endorsement of provides the date 10th Oct 1810, Farington stayed with the De Dunstanvilles only until 21st September.