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John James Audubon letter to J. L. Alden, 1841 January 27

Audubon, John James, 1785-1851

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 p. and typescript (1 p.)

Summary: Photocopy of a letter to J. L. Alden, dated January 27, 1841, expressing concern about a remittance due Audubon. Audubon asks that Alden write and remit the money on receipt of the letter and sends his good wishes for Alden and his family, and kindest remembrances for Captain Crocker, his lady, and Mr. Page. Also included is a typescript of the letter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, illustrator, ornithologist and naturalist; New York.


Donated 1954 by Miss Mabel Zahn.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Location of original unknown.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 2786 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Letter is a photocopy.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

John James Audubon letter to J. L. Alden, 1841 January 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.