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Catalog Number KSc032616
Collection NY Historical Society
Object Name Letter
Dates of Creation 1864/06/06
Scope & Content 590 Bway NY. June 6th, `64
Dear Mount,
I purchased at the "Waldo sale" some of those Pannels, viz, 9-26 x 33; 3-28 x 36; 3-24 x 30; 2-22 x 27.
Most of them have the portraits of Somebodies Grandfather or mother on them. The cost but 75› each, about what the wood is worth by the foot. If they are of any use to you, you are quite welcome to them. I will send a specimen of each by the
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sloop to your place, if you will write me where to find her.
In framing your "Boys going Trapping" I thought of making it of carved wood with something appropriate in the design to the subject, similar to the accompanying sketch. The animals are supposed to be rabbits. What do you think of this idea?
Yours truly
Chas. B. Wood
Sketch enclosed
Fig. 128 NYHS