The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Commission for the Monument of Thomas Maitland

Cf. Hansard, Great Britain, House of Commons, Hansard’s parliamentary debates, Commons Sitting of Thursday, June 7, 1821, George IV year 2, Column 1129, Second Series, Volume 5. I am grateful to Katie Sambrook, Special Collections Librarian, Foyle Special Collections Library, King’s College London, for drawing my attention to this speech. The rest of Hume’s highly critical remarks can be read here. Hume’s remarks are summarized in Scott, op. cit.

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