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Letter from Mary to Charles Hunter concerning Jane Stuart, January 28, 1832. "...You may remember that the widow and famly of Stuart, the Boston painter, occupy the house next to us. We find them kind and pleasant neighbours. One of the daughters (Jane Stuart) has inherited her father's talent for portrait painting and is now pursuing this profession with real success in New York and maintaining by its emoluments her family here. She, last summer, voluntarily pained a most beautiful picture of our dear Tom which she has now with her in New York and she writes word to her sister that it is thought there the most exquisite head that was ever seen. Several young ladies of the first fashion have fallen dreadfully in love with it and are living in hopes of one day seeing the original..."
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manuscripts (documents)
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Hunter, Charles (associated)
Stuart, Jane (associated)