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1883
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Archives of American Art

Edward Gay, Mt. Vernon, 24 April 1883, to John Elderkin (1841-1926), editor and author. Regarding illustrations for Bayard Taylor's -- Lars -- , a previous and forthcoming trip to Norway, and an outstanding commission for Elderkin.

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1877
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AAA.mcgumary
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Archives of American Art

Boston, 22 November 1877, to John Ferguson Weir, New Haven."My time is already more than taken up in trying to learn how to paint and as I can get no information on the subject from lectures. I do not think I could assist others by lecturing. The world is full of people who lecture on art and I will not interfere with them."

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1866
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Archives of American Art

Thomas Nast, Catskill, 29 July 1866, to the Albany architect John B. Halcott (1846-1895), regarding the procurement of current carte de visites of the publisher Thurlow Weed (1797-1892) and former New York Governor Horatio Seymour (1810-1886) for illustrations.

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circa 1880s
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Archives of American Art

Francis Blackwell Mayer (1827-1899), two cabinet cards, "John E. McCusker posing as Col. Steward for the Artist Frank Mayer, in his Picture of the -- Burning of the Peggy Stewart -- -now at the State House, Annapolis, Maryland." Photographic studies for Mayer's -- The Burning of the Peggy Stewart during the Annapolis Tea Party in 1774 -- (1886),...

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circa 1875
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AAA.mcgumary
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Archives of American Art

St. Helen's Cottage, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England, July? 1875, to Katherine Hillard (1839-1915). Stillman apologizes that she cannot see Hillard because her husband, William James Stillman (1828-1901), wishes to go immediately to Dalmatia and she must close up their house on the Isle of Wight. Amerstone, England, 15 June 1875, to Miss Katherine...

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circa 1825-1843
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Archives of American Art

John Neagle, ca. 1825-1827, to the theater manager Francis Courtney Wemyss (1797-1859), Philadelphia, regarding Neagle's busy schedule, his portrait in progress of the actor William Macready (PAFA), that years' exhibition at the PAFA, his portrait of the actor Junius Brutus Booth (Museum of the City of New York), and that he cannot undertake Wemyss...

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1866
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Archives of American Art

Newburyport, Massachusetts, 27 July 1866, to A. D. Vorce, Hartford, Connecticut. Benson thanks Vorce (who ran an art supply and picture frame store) for his compliments regarding an article that Benson had written about Jean-Leon Gerome (1824-1904). In response to Vorse 's suggestion that Benson write a similar article on William-Adolphe Bouguerea...

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Dates:
1864
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AAA.mcgumary
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Archives of American Art

Felix Octavius Carr Darley, New York, 24 December 1864, to the publishers Messrs. Ticknor & Fields, Boston, regarding postponing his illustrations for -- The Vision of Sir Launfal -- by James Russell Lowell (1819-1891), in order to join the Army of the Potomac for the purpose of making studies for Civil War pictures.

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undated
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Archives of American Art

Autograph letter signed "Horatio Greenough." Two pages (including integral address leaf). [Washington], not dated. Addressed to Benjamin B. French, Commissioner of Public Buildings in Washington, DC.

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circa 1870s
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