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Alexander Galt Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01686
Scope and Contents (2) letters by Alexander Galt (1827-1863), a sculptor from Norfolk, Virginia, and John Young Mason (1799-1859), Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General to President James K. Polk. In the 1848 copy-letter, Mason writes that Galt will sail on the Erie ship, under the command of Lieutenant William M. Blair. Mason also tells Galt to secure employment as Blair’s clerk by networking with Blair’s friends in Norfolk. It is addressed from Washington, on July 28, 1848. The 1849...

Galt Papers (III-A)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 78 G13 (III-A)
Scope and Contents Papers of Alexander Galt, Jr. and his family.  Mostly correspondence but also includes contracts, financial records, diaries, notebooks, sculptures and ephemera.  Most items written to, or by, Alexander Galt, Jr. when he was living in Florence, Italy.  Alexander Galt's sketchbook which includes photograph of Galt's sketch of General Stonewall Jackson.

Inventory is in Box 1, Folder 1.  Sketchbook is in Box 5.

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  • Names: Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 X
  • Subject: Sculptors, American--19th century X

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