Letter from John Bridger, Brookland, to his wife in Canterbury, 3 April 1728

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The second page of the letter includes a transcription of a poem by "Mr Bunce's son" titled "To Mr Higmore a painter", in praise of the painter Joseph Highmore, celebrating his skill and claiming him as artistic heir to Sir Godfrey Kneller

Administrative / Biographical History

Nothing is known about the author of the letter

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Grinke, June 1974


In English

Other Finding Aids

The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html