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Morse, Samuel F.B. (1791-1872)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
147
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$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Morse, Samuel F.B. (1791-1872), Autograph letter signed, August 3, 1859, two pages, to B.B. French, referring to the potential purchase of stock in French's magnetic telegraph company; text in part: "I have been thinking how I could accommodate you, without embarrassing myself at a moment when extraordinary demands are made upon me for money, I make, therefore, this proposition; to take 10 shares of your magnetic Stock at par, leaving it optional with you to take it again at the end of the year at the same price", 8vo, (very good to excellent, glue remnants to blank leaf).

Estimate $800-1,200

very good to excellent, glue remnants to blank leaf

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Autograph, Communication, Magnet, Stock, Telegrams

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