Charles Alexander Clinton (1798-1861)
Oil on ivory
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in. ( 11.1 x 9.2 cm )
The subject of this miniature was the second son of DeWitt Clinton and Maria (Franklin) Clinton. He served as private secretary to his father from about 1817 until the latter's death in 1828. Clinton remained as secretary to the governor pro tem for a short while, then relocated to New York City where he practiced law.
Gift of George Clinton Andrews
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