LBAtoFDePeyster2-13-1863Letter from Lucy Audubon (New York, New York)
to Frederic De Peyster (New York, New York), February 13, 1863
Library, Manuscript Department

In this letter to Frederic De Peyster, who brokered the sale of Audubon’s watercolors for The Birds of America to the New-York Historical Society, Lucy discusses the excellent condition of the watercolors. A true keeper of the flame, she wrote: “I shall be happy to shew them to whatever gentleman you may appoint to examine them any morning next week except Saturday.”

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