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William H. Seward, Albany, N.Y. to George Catlin, 1839 Oct. 4

William H. Seward, Albany, N.Y. to George Catlin, 1839 Oct. 4

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Title: William H. Seward, Albany, N.Y. to George Catlin

Date: 1839 Oct. 4

Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 28 x 23 cm.

Description: Letter from William H. Seward, October 4, 1939. Seward, then Governor of New York, writes to Catlin with regret for not accepting or responding to his personal invitation to view the gallery. Seward explains that he had "examined the paintings a year or two ago" and offers his support for Catlin's visit to Europe.

Creator: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: William H. Seward, Albany, N.Y. to George Catlin, 1839 Oct. 4. George Catlin papers, 1821-1904, 1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 1356