Letter from SOCIETY OF ARTS to JAMES BARRY, written 17 November 1801, at Adelphi, London

Source: MS AD/MA/104/10/403, Royal Society of Arts, London. [img]

A rough draft of the letter, unsigned and undated, is in the James Barry Papers and Letters, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.

Charles Taylor (d. 1816) [img] succeeded as Secretary to the Society on the death of Samuel More in 1799. This letter was approved by the Society's Committee of Correspondence and Papers on 6 November 1801.1

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The Committee of Correspondence & papers 2 earnestly request that you will furnish them with such remainingremaining Explanation of the Improvements in the Great Room as may be necessary to compleat3 the Description of them intended to be introduced into the Volume4 now in the press. It may be proper to add that the earliest Communication will be esteemed a favor as the press is now waiting for it.5 I remain respectfully

Sir […] [gap in transcription (illegible), words: 1] Your obed.t Servt obedient Servant

Charles Taylor Secy Secretary -

Society of Arts &c. Adelphi
Nov.r November 17th - 1801 -