Letter from SOCIETY OF ARTS to JAMES BARRY, written 14 May 1801, at Adelphi, London

Source: MS James Barry Papers and Letters, f. 46, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

The Secretary of the Society of Arts, Charles Taylor1 responds to Barry's letter of 6 May in which he asked the Society 'to appoint a Committee of two or three of its members in order to see that I am provided with ladders or whatever may be necessary' to varnish his paintings in the Great Room, The Progress of Human Culture.

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Society of Arts Adelphi May 14
1801

Sir

I have the Honor to acquainttransmit totransmit to you that at the general Meeting of the Society of 13th Inst the Thanks of the General Meeting of the General Meeting of the Society of 13th - Inst2 of 13th - Inst2were ordered to be given you for at for your Zeal & Services & that to inform you that you are desired to proceed in varnishing your pictures

I remain respectfully Sir
Your obed.t Servtobedient Servant

C. Taylor -

James Barry Esqr - 3