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Richard Westmacott manuscript material,

Title
Richard Westmacott manuscript material, 1836-1850
Author
Westmacott, Richard, 1799-1872.

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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailablePforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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8 items
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Richard Westmacott (the younger), English sculptor.
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Westmacott, Richard, 1799-1872.
Title
Richard Westmacott manuscript material, 1836-1850
Summary
· To Lady Blessington, writer and literary hostess : 4 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Mar 1835 : (BLES 6.525a) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from Wilton Place : begins, "I hoped to have done myself the pleasure of calling in Seymour Place last night to make my enquiries after your Ladyship's health . . . ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : "Wednesday" : (BLES 6.526a) : 2 pages (double sheet) + excised envelope address panel : [no place] : begins, "I hasten to apologize -- Sir David was right, and I, of course, wromg . . ."; envelope with red wax seal with image of a duck or goose. -- 1 autograph letter signed : 2 May 1836 : (BLES 6.526b) : from 21 Wilton Place : begins, "I have been so worried, about some matters with which I need not trouble your Ladyship . . . ." -- 1 autograph letter, third person : [no date] : (BLES 6.527a) : 2 pages (single sheet) : from 21 Wilton Place : enclosing "a copy of the lines by Mrs. Hemans he spoke of last evg" [enclosure not present]. -- Mounted in volume 6 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
· To [?John] Cawood [the steam engine manufacturer?] : 1 autograph letter signed : 29 Nov 1850 : (MISC 3211) : 2 ³/₄ pages (double sheet) : from 21 Wilton Place : concerning a statue of Sir Robert Peel; begins, "I have to thank you for your prompt & kind answer to my letter . . . ."
· To Richard Robert Madden, author and colonial administrator : 1 autograph letter, third person : 21 May 1855 : (BLES 6.525b) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from London, Norfolk Square : expressing "his regret that, owing partly to Mr. W.'s absence from town & other accidents, a letter from Dr. M., requesting to be assisted with letters &c., for a 2nd edition of the Memoirs of Lady Blessington, has not soomer been acknowledged." -- Mounted in volume 6 of the Blessington Papers. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
· To Martin Archer Shee, portrait painter and writer : 2 items : -- 1 autograph closing and signature (fragment) : [no date] : (SHEE 0043b) : 1 page (partial sheet) : [no place] : reads in full, "With compts to / Lady Shee / From very truly / yrs / Rich Westmacott." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 14 Feb 1849 : (SHEE 0119) : 2 pages (double sheet) : from 21 Wilton Place : begins, "Although you will, no doubt, have been made acquainted officially, with the result of the ballot on the 10th . . . ." -- Mounted in the Martin Archer Shee autograph album. Shelved with oversized manuscript volumes.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Richard Westmacott (the younger), English sculptor.
Added Author
Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849, addressee.
Cawood, John, addressee.
Madden, Richard Robert, 1798-1886, addressee.
Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850, addressee.
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