Willey Reveley

Reveley, Willey

English architect and traveller (1760-1799). 2-line fragment of an autograph letter signed. No place or date. 180 x 60 mm. 1 page.
200 € (82356/BN53355)

To "Coome, Esq.": "I have the honor to be with great respect Sir your much obliged [...]". - Mounted on backing paper with a small tear. Previously in the collection of the English novelist Catherine Hutton (1756-1846), with a short biographical note in her handwriting. - A strong liberal and a friend of William Godwin and Thomas Holcroft, Reveley assisted Jeremy Bentham on his Panopticon prison project.

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