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Letter, 1874 Apr. 6, Lafayette, Ind., to G. Slocum Bennett, Wilkes Barre, Penn.

Description: Handwritten letter (copy), IncompleteFrom: George Winter, Lafayette, April 6, 1874To: G. Slocum Bennett, Wilkes Barre, PennsylvaniaAL, 5 p. (2 sheets, 1 folded)
Acknowledging Bennett's letter of April 3, and providing details of the Slocum-related paintings he saw in G.W.'s studio. The two landscapes, each 25x30, he has sold to John Purdue for $100 each; he also bought the full-length portrait (29x36) of Frances Slocum for $100. G.W. presumes Purdue will present these to the university. Full-length (20x24) portraits of Brouillette and Kick-ke-se-qua would cost $50. G.W. also lists the nine illustrations included in the Journal, which include portraits of Frances, her daughters, Capt. By-gosh, Francis and Jim Godfroy, and Brouillette, as well as views of the Osage village, Godfroy's residence, two angles on Frances' home, and a scene on the Mississinawa. He could purchase the Journal for $350. If Bennett is interested in placing a commission, G.W. would appreciate being informed as soon as possible. The letter also includes another list of paintings similar to that given in the body of the letter, but with some slightly different prices.
Origin: 1874-04-06
Created By: Winter, George, 1810-1876;
Contributor(s): Bennett, George S. (George Slocum)
Publisher: Tippecanoe County Historical Association
Source: http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/cdm/ref/collection/gwinter/id/399
Collection: George Winter
Copyright: Images in the George Winter Collection should not be used without written permission from the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. To obtain reproduction rights and prices, contact the Tippecanoe County Historical Association at info@tippecanoehistory.org
Subjects: Winter, George, 1810-1876--Correspondence
Slocum, Francis, 1773-1847
Painting
Purdue, John, 1802-1876
Winter, George, 1810-1876--Diaries

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