Letter from SOCIETY OF ARTS to JAMES BARRY, written 22 January 1803 , at Adelphi, London

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

Barry was helping to revise the pamphlet produced by the Society of Arts describing his six pictures in their Great Room, The Progress of Human Culture. The Society detailed the Secretary Charles Taylor1 to liaise with Barry on the task.

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Dr Sir

The p Letters you enquired after2 are ready for your Inspection whenever you will favor me with a Call. I will make it a point […] [gap in transcription (illegible), words: 2] […] [gap in transcription (illegible), words: 2] to3 attend here at any Hour TimeTime that may be most convenient to you to appoint me fix fix, for the purpose

I shall be obliged to you for Mr Delaval's Treatise on Colours4 whom which I lent you if you can spare it conveniently by the Bearer

& am Dr Sir
Your obed-t Servtobedient Servant

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Society of Arts &c.
JanyJanuary 22d - 1803

James Barry Esq