Thomas Sully letters, 1827 and [undated]

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

Collection size: 2 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Letter to Charles Carroll, last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, October 10. 1827, regarding a portrait Sully painted of him; and a letter from Mary G. Ravenel to Robert Tyler of Philadelphia in which she mentions a Sully painting she has just received, n.y. March 2.

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

Letter to Charles Carroll donated 1963 by Carnegie Book Shop. Letter to Robert Tyler donated 1966 by Jean Meissner and William T. Campbell, Jr.

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