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John Henderson papers, 1777-1804

John Henderson papers, 1777-1804

Henderson, John

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 1 partial microfilm reel.

Summary: A warrant, Sept. 19, 1777, to John Henderson from Benjamin Flower, Commanding General, appointing Henderson as superintendent for all painting and drawing required by the service; papers and bills regarding decorative and other paintings for Army and others during Revolution, 1777-1782; and an order for linseed oil for Army use, Nov. 3, 1778, from Jonathan Gostelowe to Henderson.

Provenance

Microfilmed by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the Archives of American Art, 1955.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel P24 (fr. 11-22) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

John Henderson papers, 1777-1804. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.