Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663504
91 
where 
mercantile 
enquiries 
detained 
Allen 
SOUIG 
time, 
West 
and 
being impatient to proceed 
to Rome, bade him adieu. 
Prior to his departure 
from Philadelphia, 
he had 
Paid 
of 
into the hands 
old Mr. Allen 
the money which 
he thought would 
be 
req uis i te 
for 
his 
expenses 
in 
Italy, 
and 
l1 ad 
received 
from 
him 
letter 
of 
credit 
Messrs. 
Jackson and 
Rutherford. 
made 
they were 
When 
acquainted with the object of 
heard his history, they showed 
his voyage, and 
him a degree of 
attention beyond even 
their general great hospita- 
and 
presented 
him 
with 
letters 
to Cardinal 
Albani_, 
and 
several 
of 
the 
most 
distinguished 
characters 
for 
erudition 
and 
taste in 
Rome ; 
and 
HS 
he was 
With 
unacquainted 
French 
OP 
Italian, 
they recommended 
him 
to 
the 
care 
of 
a French 
Courier, 
who had occasion to pass that way. 
XII. 
the last 
reached 
the travellers had 
When 
stage 
of 
their 
journey, 
while 
their 
horses 
WE'VE 
baiting, West walked on 
alone. 
was a beauti- 
It 
ful 
morning; 
the 
air 
WHS 
placid, 
perfectly 
not 
3 
Speck of vapour in 
the sky, 
a profound 
and 
tran- 
quillity seemed almost sensibly diHhsed over the 
landscape. The appearance of Nature was calcu-
        

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