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Thos. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington

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Thos. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington


[7 Aug 1812]



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He awaits the results of the efforts of Mr. Briggs [ a reference to financial matters]; yesterday Lord Wellesley showed him a letter from Lord W., which is now in the papers, he says Wellington writes like a soldier and provides further observations; he, with Mr. Edridge, are to enter into Wellesley's folly and will have to paint the "Goddess", admitting she has her share of earthly beauty.