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ALS : (letterbook draft): American Philosophical Society In Compliance with that promise that I...
Knowing Colo: Ramseys oppinion of what would be the difficulties, and also what the most certain...
nothing but dire necessity would have compel’d me to have called on you for any money until the...
I Received your favor by the last post Since which time I have been Confined by a fever, however...
I expect that the Marquis will give me a setting tomorrow, I waited on him in the beginning of...
Mr Chas W. Peale’s most respectful compliments to His Excellency Genl Washington and requests to...
since my writing by the last Post I have recd the Twenty five Guineas which you sent by Monsr...
I have lately undertaken to form a Museum and have acquired the means of preserving in the...
Your obliging favor of the Body of the Golden Pheasant, I have received in good condition,...
Your obliging favor of the 13th I received on the 28th[.] The Pepper I beleive preserved the body...
Several Gentlemen of the Society of the Cincinati having desired to see my perspective Views with...
With the utmost reluctance I undertake to ask you take the trouble of setting for another...
Your obliging consent to set is confering a most singular favor on me, for which I hope I shall...
The Drapery and back ground of your Portrait is painted and if it is convenient to your...
Some Ladies & Gentlemen from Virginia having desired an Exhibition at ½ past 4 oclock in the...
By this Post I take the liberty of sending a few Prints for your acceptance. I have not been able...
Having bussiness in the line of my Profession which will detain me some time in this Place,...
I wish to be settled near Congress, and my Museum under their Patronage, having just heard that...
Was I under a mistake in expecting the favor of your sitting at One O’clock this day? You will...
Your favor of sitting today will oblige Your very Hble Servt., FC ( PPAP : Peale Letter Book); in...
Museum [Philadelphia] 23 Mar. 1792. Oblige me by using the enclosed cards at your leisure, and I...
The first object of my Life is the inrichment of my Museum, In this view, I mean to continue my...
The American Philosophical Society, desirous of expressing due Regard for Preeminence in Science...
Last June I received a Letter from you, respecting an exchange of the Subjects of Natural...
The terms of approbation with which you mention my Lecture and Museum , afford me much...
While offering to your acceptance the two enclosed Publications, I am prompted by my knowledge of...
It gives me pleasure to inform you that I am so far on my return to the Museum with the Bones...
Believing you would be pleased in knowing my success in a trip up the north river, by the...
Your favour of the 29th. July I did not receive until I had reached the place of bones, when I...
The laborious, tho’ pleasing task of mounting the Mammoth Skeleton being done, gives me leisure...
The time is now fully arrived when it has become expedient to decide the fate of the Museum to...
Receive my assurances of obligation for the politeness and punctuality with which you have...
Your obliging letter wrote at the moment you were setting out for Monticello,—I sent to my Son...
The Bone from Mr Jno. Brown I have received to day, and great was my surprise to find it in form...
View of the Upper Part From the Suter H the center of the Head to root of the horn I 7 Inches...
View of the Back part that Joins the neck From A to B 2 feet 5 Inches. Circumference at C 21...
When I wrote last, the 10th. Ult., the head of a Common Ox then before me was so imperfect as to...
View of the back part of the Scull of the common Ox. MS ( DLC : TJ Papers, 124:21492); in Peale’s...
View of Bone from Kentucky, presented the American Philosophical Society. MS ( DLC : TJ Papers,...
MS ( DLC : TJ Papers, 124:21494); in Peale’s hand; his label on the larger angle in the diagram...
A Gentleman from Virginia lately viewing the Skeleton of the mammoth, told me that 9 miles from...
Mr. Hunter is returned from Kentucky and tells me that the account of the upper part of the Skull...
9 January 1803, Museum. At the request of his friend John I. Hawkins, writes to inform JM of...
I have received letters from my Sons dated Octr 14th, about two weeks after they had opened their...
The Physiognotrace invented by Mr. Hawkins is made strong, because subject to be handled by all...
14 February 1803, Museum. “Be pleased to accept the inclosed. Should you ever meet me in the...
The enclosed essay on health is dressed to render it more worthy of your acceptance, and in this...
At last I have received Letters from my Sons in London—their neglect of writing, as I expected,...
After a long silence Rembrandt again communicates to me, dated London March 28th.—1803. “ The...
I have just received a letter from my Son Raphaelle at Norfolk, in which he says, a Doctr....