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George Catlin, Red River, N.M. letter to D. S. Gregory, 1834 July 19

George Catlin, Red River, N.M. letter to D. S. Gregory, 1834 July 19

Catlin, George, 1796-1872

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Title: George Catlin, Red River, N.M. letter to D. S. Gregory

Date: 1834 July 19

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 16 cm.

Description: Catlin writes from the Dragoon Camp on the Red River: ... I am well and in the daily expectation of an [illegible] interesting meeting with Pawnees and Comanches after which I shall make the quickest march home again that I can hopefully make ...The public are expecting that I will see these Indians or I should almost be ready to abandon the expectation & come home ... 800 mounted men on these green prairies furnishes one of the most picturesque scenes I ever saw - I would be glad that you could see them. You will see my sketches [at] home.

Creator: Catlin, George, 1796-1872

Forms part of: George Catlin papers, 1821-1904, 1946

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: George Catlin, Red River, N.M. letter to D. S. Gregory, 1834 July 19. George Catlin papers, 1821-1904, 1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 1229