Descended in the family of the sitter. Mrs. William McElroy, New York and East Haddam, Connecticut. Sold to (Frederick W. and Jean C. Fuessenich, Torrington, Connecticut); by whom sold in 1951 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1956.
- American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, 1954, no. 23.
- Reuben Moulthrop 1763-1814, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 1956-1957, cat. by Ralph Thomas in Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 21 (October 1956), 98, 105, no. 11.
- American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955 (temporary replacement for another painting for part of exhibition).
- American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 7 (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
- Sawitzky, William, and Susan Sawitzky. "Portraits by Reuben Moulthrop." The New-York Historical Society Quarterly 39 (October 1955): 395, no. 18.
- Green II, Samuel. "Some Afterthoughts on the Moulthrop Exhibition." Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 22 (April 1957): 37, 40.
- American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 82, repro., as Amelia Martha Daggett by Reuben Moulthrop.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 199, repro.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 398, repro.
- Chotner, Deborah, with contributions by Julie Aronson, Sarah D. Cash, and Laurie Weitzenkorn. American Naive Paintings. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 464-466, repro. 465.