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Ozias Humphry, Calcutta, to Mary Boydell, 90 Cheapside, London

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

HU/3/40

Title

Ozias Humphry, Calcutta, to Mary Boydell, 90 Cheapside, London

Date

18 Aug 1785

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He sends this by a Dutch East India man to say he is in Calcutta, well but "relax'd" by the heat and damp. He has taken a new house and shall be in by the 1st September, until then he is with Mr. Stables, one of the members of the Supreme Council.

Captain Urmston returns with a draft for her Uncle's prints. He has not received their portraits and is not sure if Mr. Smart comes to Calcutta or goes straight for Bombay.