John Badger Bachelder to Benjamin B. French

Title

John Badger Bachelder to Benjamin B. French

Description

James Bachelder signs a letter written on Office of the Commissioner of Public Buildings stationery to B.B. French requesting French to call for a sitting as early as convenient. Bachelder has placed his painting "The last hours of Lincoln" in room number 47 of the Revenue Building where he is putting on the finishing touches to the painting. French is one of the men represented in the painting. The letter is pasted on a slightly larger piece of paper.

Creator

Bachelder, John Badger

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1867-02-17

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300371
T1867.02.17-MISC

Transcription

B.B. French is one of those represented in Bachelders painting of the Death of Lincoln

Office of the Commissioner of Public Buildings, Capitol of the United States, Washington City, Feb 11 1867

Maj B B French

Dear Sir

The Painting of the Last hours of Lincoln is in the city for the purpose of receiving the finishing touches. It is at the Internal Revenue Building , Room No. 47. Please call for a sitting as early as convenient. Truly Yours Jno B Bachelder

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
1 p
28 x 22 cm

Citation

Bachelder, John Badger, “John Badger Bachelder to Benjamin B. French,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 22, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/8171.