Prosper Wetmore letters, 1834-1847

Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, b. 1798 d. 1876
Educator, Merchant, Military officer

Collection size: 2 items (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A March 21, 1834 letter from painter Henry Inman thanking Prosper Wetmore for influence on his behalf, reporting the election of town officers and offering to forward Wetmore's letters to the Capitol; and a December 20, 1847 letter from painter Thomas Seir Cummings to Wetmore describing the selection of new members into the New York Sketch Club at the home of H. W. Greatorex and congratulating Wetmore on achieving honorary membership.

Biographical/Historical Note: Merchant, military official, legislator and educational administrator.

Donated 1987 by Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisc.

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