05-31-2014 05-31-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2730B Boston
May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender
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Chamberlain, Joshua (1828-1940) Autograph Letter Signed, 15 June 1872.

$677$550
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

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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Keywords

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