TM/6/15/3-Letter from Anne Rickman, 12 July 1838

Letter from Anne Rickman to Thomas Manning. She hopes that Manning’s stay in Bath is benefitting him. She then gives her opinion of Queen Victoria’s coronation and describes how her sister Frances organised a procession of 900 school children and laid the foundation stone for a new school room. Frances has taken possession of the new vicarage. They have visited Mr & Mrs Payne at Kingston (see TM/6/11). She is looking at the Life of Wilberforce. She currently has a lady staying with her who draw very well and take lessons in Anatomy from William Mulready (1 April 1786 – 7 July 1863) whose picture at the Royal Academy, All the World’s a Stage, has just sold for £2000. Dated 12 July (1838). Handwritten, 1 piece, 4 sides