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Autograph letter : to William Hookham Carpenter, ca. 1837 Jan.

Author: Edward L Carey; William Hookham Carpenter
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Collection of William Collins letters (MA 3154)
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Noting that the unidentified writer has been given authority by William Collins to open his letters while he is in Italy. Responding to Carpenter's letter, describing a painting and noting that he is sure Collins would be "pleased at the idea of a picture of his being applied for from America."
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Named Person: William Collins; William Collins
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward L Carey; William Hookham Carpenter
OCLC Number: 436765556
Notes: With seal and addressed to "William Carpenter / Old Bond Street."
Probably related to Edward L. Carey's purchase of a Collins painting. See MA 3154.106-115.
William Hookham Carpenter was the Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, and the brother-in-law of the painter William Collins.
Part of a collection of 80 letters from William Collins to his wife Harriet Geddes Collins and 35 letters primarily to William Collins from various friends and acquaintances. Items in this collection are described in individual records (MA 3154.1-115).
Description: 1 item (2 p.) ; 12.5 x 20.1 cm.

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Noting that the unidentified writer has been given authority by William Collins to open his letters while he is in Italy. Responding to Carpenter's letter, describing a painting and noting that he is sure Collins would be "pleased at the idea of a picture of his being applied for from America."

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