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Prosper Wetmore letters, 1834-1847

Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876

Military officer, Merchant, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items, (on 1 partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A March 21, 1834 letter from painter Henry Inman thanking Prosper Wetmore for influence on his behalf, reporting the election of town officers and offering to forward Wetmore's letters to the Capitol; and a December 20, 1847 letter from painter Thomas Seir Cummings to Wetmore describing the selection of new members into the New York Sketch Club at the home of H. W. Greatorex and congratulating Wetmore on achieving honorary membership.

Biographical/Historical Note

Merchant, military official, legislator and educational administrator.


Donated 1987 by Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisc.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 4283 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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

Prosper Wetmore letters, 1834-1847. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.