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Letter to Sally (Sara) Coombe, 1770 Aug. 17

Letter to Sally (Sara) Coombe, 1770 Aug. 17

Coombe, Thomas

Pastor

Collection Information

Size: 1 item (on 1 microfilm frames)

Summary: To "My Dear Sally," presumably his sister Sarah, Aug. 17, 1770, mentioning Benjamin West's villa on the Thames and hoping that she has seen the portrait that Benbridge painted of him.

Biographical/Historical Note

Assistant minister to Christ Church and St. Peter's in Philadelphia.

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

  • Original in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Coombe Papers.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel P20 (fr. 637) 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

Letter to Sally (Sara) Coombe, 1770 Aug. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.