Thomas Gray to Horace Walpole, [c. 28 October 1760]
To The Honble Horace Walpole
Sr I have call'd two or three times at your house, but had not the luck to find you. I had in my pocket half a dozen Artisans for your book (tho' perhaps you may be already acquainted with them) they are Susan Hurembout, Levina Benich, two Paintresses in miniature, Torreggiano Torreggiani, Girolamo da Trevigi, Benedetto da Rovezzano, & Toto del Nunziata, Architects, Sculptors, & Painters, all of them employ'd in England by Henry 8th.
I wanted to ask also, if you would have the Wyatt-Papers now, as they are, that is, uncompared with the originals, & perhaps incorrect.
I hope, the new Reign agrees with you.
GBR/1058/GRA/3/4/83, College Library, Pembroke College, Cambridge , Cambridge, UK <http://www.pem.cam.ac.uk/>
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