Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box SC-33 Box 1: Series SC-33-01; Series SC-33-02, Folder: Folder 1, Item: SC33.01.0.002
Scope and Contents Transcription: C. H. Hall Esqre Newyork Care Thos. H. Smith Boston Alvan Fisher October 26th 1822 Recd 28th [?] Boston 26th Octr 1822 C. H. Hall Esqre Dear Sir, I have shipped as per bill of Lading the four paintings, and the book which you were so kind to loan me. The paintings I believe are in perfect order and hope they may come to your hands in the same state. In the execution of them I have do my best, I hope they may meet your approbation, as paintings they are certainly superior to the...
Dates: Oct. 26, 1822
Item — Box SC-33 Box 1: Series SC-33-01; Series SC-33-02
Abstract The collection documents the relationship between the equestrian artist Alvan Fisher and one of his patrons, New York lawyer and horse breeder Charles Henry Hall. The letters discuss the likenesses of the horses Fisher painted, as well as upcoming races, and the noted 19th century racehorse American Eclipse.