Civil War document. Recruiting officers bill to Middletown, CT, dated October 6th, 1862. Amount of expenses for recruiting company by William Addis, David B. Buck, and J. C. Camp. Printing costs $4, garrisons $.75, office rent $1, board for men $2, expenses for horse $10.75, paid to recruits $14.50, sundries (flag rope etc) $1.33. Signed by William Addis, Daniel Buck and L. E. Camp. Measures 7.5 x 6.5 inches. Excellent condition.
Jennie Burr full length profile drawing of a young soldier in a relaxed stance, examining his service revolver. Charcoal on L. Berville paper, signed J. M. Burr Feb. 7, 1901. Paper measures 12 x 19; frame measures 13.5 x 20.5. Some minor spotting at the edges. Jennie Burr (1872-1961) was born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Her father was a very successful farmer. She attended and graduated from Mt Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts. These accomplishments were very rare for a young woman in those days. Listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Peter Falk. Exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery Inc. This drawing was acquired directly from an heir to the estate. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com.