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Thos. Lawrence, to Miss Croft, at Dr. Chawner's, Burton-on-Trent

RA Collection: Archive

Reference code

LAW/9/10

Title

Thos. Lawrence, to Miss Croft, at Dr. Chawner's, Burton-on-Trent

Date

[15 Dec 1816]

Level

Item

Extent & medium

1 piece

Content Description

He expresses his sympathy that she has now had to nurse two friends to their grave; he speaks of the good nature of Mr. Adcock and points to the harshness of the law that prevents the marriage of a widower to his wife's sister; he has been invited to Charing for Christmas by Mrs. Wolff, Mrs. Hill and Mrs Marshall but cannot go as he has agreed to go to the Angerstein's in Christchurch; he mentions the completion of a recent trial over a painting purported to be by Claude; his brother [William] has gone to Haslar to stay with [his brother] Andrew.