George Catlin letter, [undated]

Catlin, George, b. 1796 d. 1872

Collection size: 1 item (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Catlin writes to "Dear Sir," requesting an autograph for his nephew, a Pawnee Indian chief. A typescript is included.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter. Catlin is known for his paintings of American Indians.

Donated 1955 by Charles Feinberg.

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