Reference numberMS/426/122
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p61
TitleCopy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [William John] Blake, Esq.
Date19 February 1845
DescriptionInform of the decision of the Council to Commission Mr. [Richard] Westmacott to construct a pedestal for the Bust of Joseph Banks. This is on the understanding that he is about to receive a commission from Mr. [James] Watt for 2 pedestals for the busts of Watt's father [James Watt] and Sir Isaac Newton. Explains Mr. Westmacott has wished for a letter from Watt or a representative to commission the 2 pedestals. Gives Westmacott's address as Wilton Place, Knightsbridge.
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA5030Blake; William John (1805 - 1875)1805 - 1875
NA7243Watt; James (1769 - 1848)1769 - 1848
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