¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 representing courage, strength, and perseverence [sic], while honor was standing victoriously holding the bridle and warriors arm. He was just finishing a full length figure of an English Dutchess [sic] sitting in a magnificent chair covered with fine work of Lions, birds, vines coat of arms +c the back being the most elaborate. Busts $600. Ea.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 1 The rooms of L.G. Mead Jr we found full of work quite crowded with pieces finished or nearly so. Mr. Mead is a small sized modest appearing young man who kindly showed us a good deal without much effort- Finished already for shipment is a large group, heroic size, of Columbus receiving assurance of support from Queen Isabella, beside her a Page, to order, for Legrand Lockwood of NY. $15000 but I opine that Mr Lockwood will be slightly disgusted when he goes up fifth avenue and finds two copies of it (smaller $2600. Ea) in the houses of Vanderbilt and Keep (?)
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Mr Mead has successfully produced another group, his ideal, $3000, per copy under life size, of Columbus at the moment of discovering land, with two sailors at his feet- a charming conception- He also has two excellent figures, small size $400. Each. “Echo” a maiden with a mountain horn- and “the mountain boy” listening to the horn-