Plains materials, Peale-Sellers Family Collection

October 6, 1805
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) | Art | Zoology
2 pages
Letter to Charles Willson Peale, from original at University of Texas. Jefferson has received articles from Captain Lewis, including minerals for the American Philosophical Society. "There are some articles which I shall keep for an Indian Hall I am forming at Monticello, e.g., horns, dressed skins, utensils, etc., and I am now packing for you...[some animal skeletons]."
Peale-Sellers Family Collection Mss.B.P31