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Letter from Richard Lovell Edgeworth to 'Dear Sir', dated 21 October 1789, offering to present the portrait of Thomas Day (who had recently died after being thrown from his horse) to his widow.


Edgeworth's town
Oct. 21 1789

Dear Sir

I have this moment received your letter of the 13th Instant - If I did not think I possessed a place in Mr Days Heart I should be mortified, but I feel no disappointment in not being mentioned in his Will.

I have an excellent picture of Mr Day by Wright; if Mrs Day should wish for it, it is at her service. She may be sure no other person shall have it but one of my own children - Please to give her the message with my best respects - I have called my last child Thomas Day and I hope his