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Description: BENJAMIN WEST
(1738 - 1820) American painter who gained fame by his historical paintings, a charter member of the Royal Academy and one of the founding fathers of American art. Scarce A.L.S. "Benjamin West", 1p. sm. 8vo., [n.p., London?], Nov. 13, 1818 to "Gentlemen". In part: "...Have the goodness to permit my Solicitor...to inspect the 'Trust account of my relatives in America' standing in my name in your books - and to favour him with any explanation of it - and to furnish him with a copy of it...". Trimmed at bottom, else very good to fine.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

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