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System Number: 05324
Date: 25 June 1888
Author: Horace Henry Cauty[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler R220
Document Type: PD/Ms/LS


ROYAL SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS.

SUFFOLK STREET,
PALL MALL EAST, S. W.

June 25 - 1888

DEAR SIR,

I BEG TO INFORM YOU THAT THE MONTHLY MEETING OF THE SOCIETY WILL BE HELD AT THE GALLERY ON Monday NEXT, THE 2nd OF July

THE CHAIR WILL BE TAKEN PUNCTUALLY AT 8 P.M.

I AM, DEAR SIR,
YOUR OBEDIENT SERVANT,

HORACE H. CAUTY,
SECRETARY.

____________

AGENDA.

TO CONFIRM THE MINUTES OF LAST MEETING.

TO CONFIRM RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT THE LAST MEETING.

TO CONSIDER ANY CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED BY THE SECRETARY.

TO RECEIVE FROM THE TREASURER THE MONTHLY STATEMENT OF FINANCE.

[p. 2] TO DETERMINE THE DATE OF CLOSING THE SUMMER EXHIBITION.

TO DETERMINE THE DATE OF RECEIVING WORKS FOR THE WINTER EXHIBITION.

____________

AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY ON JUNE 4TH, 1888, THE FOLLOWING GENTLEMEN WERE ELECTED TO HOLD OFFICE IN 1889:—

PRESIDENT .. .. .. .. WYKE BAYLISS[2], F. S. A.
VICE-PRESIDENT .. .. .. W. HOLYOAKE[3].
TREASURER .. .. .. .. DAVID LAW[4].
SECRETARY .. .. .. .. H. H. CAUTY[5].

AUDITORS[6].
A. W. WEEDON.     L. C. HENLEY.

COUNCIL[7].
W. H. J. BOOT.     T. ROBERTS.
C. CATTERMOLE.     C. A. SMITH.
W. J. MORGAN.     G. S. WALTERS.

AS MEMBERS OF THE HANGING COMMITTEE[8].
L. C. HENLEY.    J. E. GRACE.    C. A. SMITH.

AS MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE OF SELECTION AND SUPERVISION[9].
YEEND KING.     J. SMART, R. S. A.
A. W. STRUTT.     T. B. KENNINGTON.
         M. P. LINDNER.


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Notes:

1.  Horace Henry Cauty
Horace Henry Cauty (1846-1909), historical and genre painter [more]. JW resigned at President of the Society on 4 June 1888 along with Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938), artist [more] and others.

2.  WYKE BAYLISS
Wyke Bayliss (1835-1906), painter and architect [more].

3.  W. HOLYOAKE
William Holyoake (1834-1894), genre and historical painter [more].

4.  DAVID LAW
David Law (1831-1901), RBA treasurer, painter and etcher [more].

5.  H. H. CAUTY
Horace Henry Cauty (1846-1909), historical and genre painter [more].

6.  AUDITORS
Augustus Walford Weedon (1838-1908), watercolour painter, RBA auditor [more]; and Lionel Charles ('Bill') Henley (1843-1893), genre painter, RBA auditor [more].

7.  COUNCIL
William Henry James Boot (1848-1918), painter and illustrator [more]; Thomas Edward Roberts (1820-1902), painter and engraver [more]; Charles Cattermole (1832-1900), watercolourist and history painter [more]; Carlton Alfred Smith (1853-1946), genre painter and watercolourist [more]; William Jenks Morgan (1847-1924), genre painter and illustrator [more]; and George Stanfield Walters (1833-1924), landscape and marine painter [more].

8.  HANGING COMMITTEE
Lionel Charles ('Bill') Henley (1843-1893), genre painter, RBA auditor [more]; James Edward Grace (1851-1908), landscape painter and illustrator [more]; and Carlton Alfred Smith (1853-1946), genre painter and watercolourist [more].

9.  COMMITTEE OF SELECTION AND SUPERVISION
Henry John Yeend King (1855-1924), landscape and rustic genre painter [more]; John Smart (1838-1899), landscape and watercolour painter [more]; Alfred William Strutt (1856-1924), animal, genre and portrait painter [more]; Thomas Benjamin Kennington (1856-1916), artist [more]; and Moffat Peter Lindner (1852-1949), landscape and watercolour painter [more].