The Mary Hamilton Papers : Copies of a note from Horace Walpole to Mary Delany and of her reply

Walpole, Horace, 4th Earl of Orford, Delany (née Granville, formerly Pendarves), Mary

The Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Copies of a note from Horace Walpole to Mary Delany to accompany a new edition of his <i>Anecdotes of Painting in England</i>, and of her reply two days later. Walpole writes that he has been called upon to publish a new edition and that he ‘cou[l]d not in a History of English Arts resist ye agreeable occasion of doing justice to one who has founded a new branch’, and so has recorded her name in vol.2. Delany thanks him for his ‘very kind & acceptable present’.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The other side of the sheet contains HAM/1/6/3/4a.</p>


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