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                                        >RAA/SEC/2/21/6 E. Burch to John Richards 22 Dec 1804
Reference CodeRAA/SEC/2/21/6
TitleE. Burch to John Richards
Date22 Dec 1804
Extent & Medium1p.
Previous Reference CodesB 20, members' files
Historical BackgroundHenry Fuseli was elected Keeper by the General Assembly on 24 December 1804.
Content DescriptionWithdrawing from the contest to elect a new Keeper, as he had few expectations of being elected, and did not wish to engage in a contest.