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Memorandum of agreement

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code



Memorandum of agreement


29 Sep 1769



Extent & medium

1 piece

Historical Background

The room in Maiden Lane was for use as the Society of Artists' academy: minutes of general meeting, 5 September 1769, SA/3; minutes of Directors' meetings, 12 September and 5 October 1769, SA/10.

Content Description

1. John Moreing of the parish of St Pauls, Covent Garden, cabinet maker 2. Luke Sullivan, Robert Edge Pine and James Paine, on behalf of the Royal Incorporated Society of Artists of Great Britain 1 to 2: a large room, now used as a billiard room, and another room called the Recess, in Maiden Lane, part in the parish of St Pauls Covent Garden, part in St Martins in the fields, for the term of seven years, at a yearly rent of £55.