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May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender

Chamberlain, Joshua (1828-1940) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 June 1872.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM


Chamberlain, Joshua (1828-1940) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 June 1872.
Folding bifolium, Bowdoin College letter paper, two pages, with matching holograph envelope. To H. H. Hobbs (1802-1884) judge, of South Berwick, Maine, advising him that Chamberlain has made an effort to induce a Bowdoin student to take the job of Preceptor at Berwick Academy, with no success, noting that other academies are offering greater salaries, viz., $1,200 a year. With folds, 9 x 5 1/2 in. folded.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Chamberlain, Bowdoin College, judge, Maine, South Berwick, Berwick Academy