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Thos. Lawrence, Greek Street, to [Joseph Farington]

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Thos. Lawrence, Greek Street, to [Joseph Farington]


2 Nov 1813



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He provides full details of the course of voting in the recent [Academy] election, in G.F. Joseph was elected; gives his opinion of Reinagle's character; the non-election of an Engraver passed uncommented; West is disturbed by a fictitious address published as if spoken by him to the students, but it cannot be refuted for fear of appearing vulnerable; his business involving Mr. Ansty and a lease [for a new abode] is to be concluded shortly; he thinks their friend R.S. will gain from the offices previously held by Wyatt, he attempts to analyse Smirke's character; Lady Romilly has come to arrange a sitting for Sir Samuel.