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Thos. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/1/246

Title

Thos. Lawrence, to [Joseph Farington]

Date

[11 Jul 1810]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He will return the manuscript [of Mary Smirke's translation of Cervantes]; he hesitates to offer an opinion as he has not read the original and certainly does not want his name mentioned in relation; he maintains that there are phrases missing that appear in Jervas's edition, Kemble says that Jervas's edition is "as faithful a translation as the Bible".