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|Selected Letters||Letter from Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt. to G.F. Watts, dated 8 February 1896, concerning the death of Frederic, Lord Leighton, and the Presidency of the Royal Academy.|
2, Palace Gate,
staggering and to me it will involve irksome work which I have never contemplated & which possibly I am unfitted for.
It seems however probable that I shall have to fill up the gap for the present , until the Academy settles
and is more prepared to single out some younger man to represent it.
Thank you for your encouraging letter, I shall need the forebearance, and sympathy of all my brother members in following such a predecessor.
Kind regards to yr wife. Ever