Thomas Sully letters, 1831-1870

Sully, Thomas, b. 1783 d. 1872
Painter, Miniature painter
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 3 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letters from Sully, one sending his autograph to Rodney A. Mercur, April 27, 1870; and to the Literary Society of Marshal College decling his election as an honorary member of the society, May 6, 1839; a copy of an engraving by John Sartain of Sully, signed by Sully; and a letter to "Jasper" from Sully's son, Thomas, Jr., responding for his father in his absence, July 1831.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter; Philadelphia, Pa.

Donated 1955-1962 by Charles E. Feinberg, an active donor and friend of AAA.

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