John Henderson papers, 1777-1804

Henderson, John
Arts administrator

Collection size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Collection Summary: A warrant, Sept. 19, 1777, to John Henderson from Benjamin Flower, Commanding General, appointing Henderson as superintendent for all painting and drawing required by the service; papers and bills regarding decorative and other paintings for Army and others during Revolution, 1777-1782; and an order for linseed oil for Army use, Nov. 3, 1778, from Jonathan Gostelowe to Henderson.

Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

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