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^[[introducing Delano, the artist]] *25[[subscript]] 00 [[/subscript]] Youngstown Dec 7 1847 Mr. Henry [[Hirtland?]] Sir Allow me to introduce to your favourable regard Mr. Delano who has spend a few weeks here as a portrait painter. He has copied finely a picture of your brother, the Doctor, & has executed some fine pictures here. You will find him gentlemanly in his manners, & amicable in character. He will gratefully acknowledge any patronage you may give him, & any assistance you render him in the prosecution of his art in your place. Respectfully Yours C .A. [[Boaudman?]]
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