NPG 198 (1b)

Letter from John Angerstein to Thomas Campbell, dated 8 March 1830, responding to Campbell's request for biographical material relating to Sir Thomas Lawrence.


memory I have nothing to report as from Sir Thos. Lawrence worthy of observation, the fact was in part from his peculiar modesty and deference to the opinions of others of greater age and experience than Himself altho' in fact so far their superior, his own opinions were not easily disclosed.

I have two letters received a short time before his death, one containing a short light critique on Miss F. Kemble which may be interesting, and some observations on the peculiarity of the Duke of Wellington's character, which may be worthy of your notice and when I arrive in Town, I will transmit them to you, and look for other letters, and ascertain what they may have of interest. In consequence of your letter I will apply to others my Relations to ascertain what they may