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MR. JOHN SCOTT ...
Mr. John Scott, whose recent death has interested a considerable portion of the public, has left a widow and two children, for whom he was unable to provide. ...
[London]: [1821].
[4] p. ; 22.8 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, first verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. The committee superintending the application of the subscription is headed by Sir James Mackintosh, M.P. and Francis Chantrey, Esq. R.A. Scott, a journalist, was editor of The Champion, in which George Soane had penned the 'death blows' in September 1815 that led to his lasting estrangement from his father, and later of the London Magazine; his death was the result injuries sustained in a duel on 16 February.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink Mr Wilkie presents his best compliments to / Mr Soane and on behalf of the family of his / deceased friend takes the liberty of sending / him the accompanying prospectus ... / ... March 18th 1821. David Wilkie is best known for his popular oil painting 'Chelsea Pensioners Receiving the London Gazette Extraordinary of Thursday, June 22 1815, Announcing the Battle of Waterloo'.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6828


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