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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Letter (initialed "CB") to Miss Burney, at Queen's House, 1790 December 13

 Item — Reynolds 54: Series 4
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Letter written to his daughter, Frances, after hearing Sir Joshua Reynolds deliver his final Discourse at the Royal Academy.
Dates: 1790 December 13

Letter to Bennet Langton, 1787 August 31

 Item — Reynolds 23: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Sending him a present in pottles for the Langton children. Ingamells no. 174.
Dates: 1787 August 31

Letter to Bishop Percy, 1790 March 13

 Item — Reynolds 28: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Leicester Fields. A brief note accompanying Boswell's letter of the day before, mentioning his failing eyesight. Verso: Clipping of a short biography of Reynolds. With a stipple engraving of Reynolds by H. Meyer, after M. Haughton (from the original painted by Reynolds himself). Ingamells no. 198.
Dates: 1790 March 13

Letter to Cunynham at Lille, 1785 November 25

 Item — Reynolds 16: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from London. Concerning two paintings by Rubens which Reynolds wishes to buy. Addressed to "Monsieur Cunynham, at Lille." Ingamells no. 146. Ingamells identifies the recipient as possibly William Burton Conyngham (1733-1796); previously identified as Edmund Francis Cunningham.
Dates: 1785 November 25

Letter to Edmund Burke, 1781 August 10

 Item — Reynolds 9: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Rotterdam. Includes impression of paintings by Rubens, with description of Rotterdam and surrounding countryside. Ingamells no. 95.
Dates: 1781 August 10

Letter to Edmund Burke, Edmund Malone, and Philip Metcalfe, 1792 March 2

 Item — Reynolds 64: Series 4
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Written from Curzon Street. Declining the invitation to Sir Joshua Reynolds' funeral.
Dates: 1792 March 2

Letter to Edward (!sic) Malone Esq. at Queen Anne Street East, [1796] December 8

 Item — Reynolds 57b: Series 4
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Inviting Edmund Malone to call in order that he might ask further questions concerning the biography of Sir Joshua Reynolds. Cased with Frances Reynolds' letter to Mrs. Johnson, at Torrington, Devon and Elizabeth Johnson's letter to Frances Reynolds.
Dates: [1796] December 8

Letter to Frances Abington at Pallmall, between 1769 and 1777? May 26

 Item — Reynolds 3: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Accepting an invitation. Ingamells no. 231.
Dates: between 1769 and 1777? May 26

Letter to Frances Reynolds, 1796 December 4

 Item — Reynolds 57c: Series 4
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Apparently the text or first draft of a response to her sister. Additional script in same hand exists at bottom of sheet and is dated 15 December. Bound with Frances Reynolds' letter to Mrs. Johnson, at Torrington, Devon.
Dates: 1796 December 4

Letter to Francis Godolphin Waldron, 1785 November 5

 Item — Reynolds 17: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Leicester Fields. Concerning a picture of Milton. "Sir Joshua Reynolds presents his compliments to Mr. Waldron..." Ingamells no. 145.
Dates: 1785 November 5

Letter to G. Agar Ellis, 1816? April 8

 Item — Reynolds 62: Series 4
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Concerning the unpublished "Johnson and Garrick" written by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Cased with "Johnson and Garrick."
Dates: 1816? April 8

Letter to Henri Jansen, 1786 October 2

 Item — Reynolds 20a: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from London. Sending Jansen "all the Discourses since the year 1776." Expressing his appreciation for Jansen's translation of his Discourses into French. Ingamells no. 161.

On same sheet as Reynolds 20b: Jansen's letter to Reynolds from Paris, October 10, 1786.
Dates: 1786 October 2

Letter to Henri Jansen, 1787 January 10

 Item — Reynolds 21: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Sending him a copy of the thirteenth Discourse, just published. Jansen was translating the Discourses into French. Ingamells no. 167.
Dates: 1787 January 10

Letter to John Bacon, 1790 January

 Item — Reynolds 27: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: A note concerning the quarrel that led to Sir Joshua Reynolds' resignation from the Royal Academy. Ingamells no. 192.
Dates: 1790 January

Letter to John Hely-Hutchinson, 1780

 Item — Reynolds 6: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Addressed to the Secretary of State in Ireland. Letter of recommendation for a young painter, William Doughty, a pupil of Reynolds, who wishes to spend a few months in Ireland. Ingamells no. 90.
Dates: 1780

Letter to Joseph Palmer, 1787 December 7

 Item — Reynolds 24: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Offering condolences on the death of Palmer's patron, the Duke of Rutland, and giving further advice on the subject of patrons. Ingamells no. 179.
Dates: 1787 December 7

Letter to Miss Weston, 1749 December 10

 Item — Reynolds 1: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Port Mahon, Minorca. Concerning his voyage to Italy. Ingamells no. 5.
Dates: 1749 December 10

Letter to Mr. West, [1790] April 8

 Item — Reynolds 29: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Offering to send his coach if West wishes to accompany him to see the drawings in the collection of Mr. Hankey. Ingamells no. 200.

Verso: graphite sketch by West (23 x 26 cm).
Dates: [1790] April 8

Letter to Mrs. ? , 1929 July

 Item — Reynolds 26: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Frampton Court, Dorchester. Presenting the letter written by Sir Joshua Reynolds to Richard Brinsley Sheridan, January 20, 1790.
Dates: 1929 July

Letter to Mrs. Johnson, at Torrington, Devon, 1796 December 1

 Item — Reynolds 57a: Series 4
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Written in London. Requesting personal information and important dates in the life of their brother, Sir Joshua Reynolds, on behalf of the biographer, Edmund Malone. With this is bound Elizabeth Johnson's letter to Frances Reynolds, 4 December 1796.
Dates: 1796 December 1