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Letters to William Meredith, 1804-1827

Meredith, William M. (William Morris), 1799-1873

Politician, Lawyer


Collection Information

Size: 5 Items, (on 5 fr. of microfilm)

Summary: REEL P20: Letters to William Meredith from Gertrude Meredith, Sept. 26, 1805, Joseph Hopkinson, Feb. 24, 1827, John R. Murray, Nov. 10, 1804, all concerning the Academy of Fine Arts, and from Washington Irving, Nov. 4, 1807, introducing Thomas Sully.
REEL P24: Three pages about the meeting of Benjamin West and Napoleon, Feb. 2, 1817.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lawyer and President of Schuylkill Bank, Philadelphia, Pa.


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

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals in Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Meredith family papers.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels P20 (706-709) & P24 (fr. 111) 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

Letters to William Meredith, 1804-1827. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.