What about Primrose and Dockstader…
Rocky Hill October 16, 1783
My dear Sir,
Your letter of the 3rd Inst,
which I received a few days since, infor
med me of your intention to retire from
Permit me, My dear Sir,
to take this opportunity of expressing
to you my obligations for the support and
assistance I have in the course of the war,
received from your abilities and attachment
As during our Service toge
ther, you have always possessed my
esteem and affection, so you will now carry
with you every possible wish I can
form for your future happiness.-
I beg you to present my compliments to
Mrs. Huntington & to believe me with great
Dear Sir, your most obedient
and affectionate servant
Gen J. Huntington
Gen. Washington Letter to Gen. Huntington – 1783
The Rhode Island Regiment.
Shorpy is the very prestigious original photo site. The Gallery has submitted for entry a number of photos over the years. Such as the one above (“S.A.T.C. Barracks Case School of Applied Science” Cleveland 1918)
Go to the SHORPY site where our photos can be seen. And while you’re there, visit the Shorpy Website where there are of thousands of beautiful hi-res photos. It’s the finest on the web.
Lincoln by the Fire is a 20th Century print from an Alfred S. Campbell painting. The first is the original print recently acquired, the second (lower print) is the same but has been cleaned up in the computer for this posting.
Here is the Indiana Historical Society site with the original.
Joseph Ames. The Last Days of Webster at Marshfield. New York Smith & Parmelee, 1858 25 1/4 x 34. Engraved by C. Mottram.