Reference numberCB/1/5/112
Alternative reference numberBLA.N.24.1
TitleDraft of a letter from Charles Blagden to Mrs Nelmes
DescriptionDiscusses merits and demerits of Mr Hamilton's publication of engravings, will buy the book. Gives an account he has heard of a meeting with the Pope. Dined with "the famous Mr Bruce" this week, gives a physical description, says that his conversation if "not to be compared with my friend Banks". Discusses his coming into the country and thanks her for her invitation to Bradley, asks if there is anything she would like him to bring. Gives news of Phipps and his visit to Newcastle to discuss his representing the burghers.
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