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Selected art related documents from the Lea & Febiger records, 1788-1820

Selected art related documents from the Lea & Febiger records, 1788-1820

Lea & Febiger

Collection Information

Size: 2 items (on 2 fr. of microfilm)

Summary: Letter from Benjamin West to Samuel Adams, May 12, 1788, about Mathew(?) Carey, and a letter from Samuel West to Henry Carey, 1820, about Benjamin West.

Biographical/Historical Note

Publishing Co., Philadelphia, Pa.

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

  • Originals in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Lea & Febiger records.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel P24 (107-108) 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

Selected art related documents from the Lea & Febiger records, 1788-1820. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.