Thanking the Common Council of Washington, D.C., for providing exhibition space for his "Webster Picture,"

in an autograph letter, signed 22 March 1852. 4to. 1 page. Healy, a native of Boston, was a leading American portraitist in the 19th century, executing portraits of John Tyler, John Calhoun, Chief Justice Taney, and many other national leaders. Of Daniel Webster, he did several portraits; probably the one referred to here is his 1851 "Webster Replying to Hayne." Folded for mailing; verso used for calculations. Item #36426

Price: $375.00

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