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George Catlin, Red River, N.M. letter to D. S. Gregory

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Creator:
Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Gregory, D. S., 1796-1872
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1834 July 19
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 2 p. : handwritten ; 20 x 16 cm.
Summary:
Catlin writes from the Dragoon Camp on the Red River: ... I am well and in the daily expectation of an [illegible] interesting meeting with Pawnees and Comanches after which I shall make the quickest march home again that I can hopefully make ...The public are expecting that I will see these Indians or I should almost be ready to abandon the expectation & come home ... 800 mounted men on these green prairies furnishes one of the most picturesque scenes I ever saw - I would be glad that you could see them. You will see my sketches [at] home.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Native American
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1229
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