GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
NOR James Northcote, RA, letters to his brother 1771-1780
                >NOR/14 James Northcote, London, to Mr. Northcote 30 Dec 1772
Reference CodeNOR/14
TitleJames Northcote, London, to Mr. Northcote
Date30 Dec 1772
Extent & Medium1 piece
Content DescriptionElford has told him all about Miss Archer and is determined to marry her, in spite of his father's opposition, Reddish is regarded as a vain coxcomb, both by himself and by Mrs. Abington; he has written out Sir Joshua's discourse and needed the assistance of Gill to do it in time; he has painted a picture of the cook's pretty sister; he now has two weeks holiday from the Academy and has dined with Tom Mudge, Graves Elford sat to him and Gill at the same time; he has missed Garrick as Hamlet again but saw Mrs Colley; Mr. Pine has gone to Bath as his brother has died and left him everything; conculdes with a little Reynoldsian theory on painting.