Nicholas Biddle, by Henry Inman, circa 1834.
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Portrait of Nicholas Biddle by Henry Inman

Credit: Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection, Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia

After Meriwether Lewis's suicide in 1809, preparation of Lewis and Clark's journals for publication was placed in the hands of Philadelphian Nicholas Biddle, at the time just twenty-four years old. William Inman painted this portrait of Biddle in the 1830s.

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