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George Keate, Southampton, to [Francis Milner] Newton

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

SA/46/12

Title

George Keate, Southampton, to [Francis Milner] Newton

Date

13 Oct [1761]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece, 1p.

Historical Background

Keate was a founder member of the Society of Artists, according to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Content Description

Acknowledging his election as a member of the Society of Artists: Keate had been out of England that summer and a long time absent from the Temple, so had only received Newton's letter three or four days previously.