signature and date: on back: "T. S. Cummings pinxt. 1850"
The subject was the eldest son of Jonathan Seymour and Maria (Lawrence) Seymour of New York. He received his B.A. from Columbia College in 1826 and became a lawyer. The donor was a classmate of his and in 1851 delivered "An Address on the Character and Talents of the Late Daniel Seymour" to the Column, a literary society at Columbia University.
Gift of Robert Kelly
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