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Thomas Buchanan Read letter to unidentified recipient, 1855 Dec. 19

Thomas Buchanan Read letter to unidentified recipient, 1855 Dec. 19

Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872

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Title: Thomas Buchanan Read letter to unidentified recipient

Date: 1855 Dec. 19

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 20 cm.

Description: Read discusses the recent publication of his book "The House by the Sea," published in December, 1855, and notes he has been busy attending to the presentation copies of that book.

Address penned at top of letter, 446 Arch St., matches that of Read's friend and patron James L. Claghorn in Philadelphia.

Creator: Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872

Forms part of: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Thomas Buchanan Read letter to unidentified recipient, 1855 Dec. 19. Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 6974