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T. L[awrence], to Miss Croft

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T. L[awrence], to Miss Croft


30 [Sep] 1815



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He describes his visit to France to see the Louvre with Charles Stewart; he offers his thoughts on the state of France in the light of the fall of Napoléon; a faint profile of a man is sketched on the letter, identified as Sir Thomas Lawrence; he hopes Miss Chawner will be able to make the journey; he spends his mornings seeing art and his evenings at the French Theatre, opera or Lady Castlereagh's; his friend Mr. Boucherett.


Published in "The Life of Sir Thomas Lawrence", D.E. Williams, 1831, vol.1, p.338. Williams provides a false date attribution of May 1814.