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T. Lawrence, Greek St., to Joseph Farington, the Earl of Lonsdale's, the Castle, Whitehaven, Cumberland

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/1/205

Title

T. Lawrence, Greek St., to Joseph Farington, the Earl of Lonsdale's, the Castle, Whitehaven, Cumberland

Date

21 Sep 1808

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

Wishes Farington well on his tour of Cheshire; discusses latest developments in the war involving Sir Arthur and Kellerman; Sir Hew Dalrymple must be corrupt, Junot will be feted in France; Covent Garden Theatre is burnt down and 15 lives with it; Kemble loses badly, but Lawrence has written on behalf of him and Harris to Smirke who will build a new theatre; Smirke is in Gloucester.