Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Bacon, sending a notice in the Saturday Review about the Royal Academy in London, which “will interest a good many friends of Simmons’s in our neighbourhood”. 1 page 8 x 5 inches, minor blemishes. 18 June 1889. James Bradley Thayer (1831 – 1902), American legal writer and educationist. Probably concerning Edward Simmons (1852-1931), born at Concord, Mass,. mural painter who exhibited at the 1889 Royal Academy.