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Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Peary, Rear Admiral Robert Edwin (1856-1920) Autograph Letter Signed, 2 June 1915. Folded octavo bifolium inscribed over four pages, a handwritten letter addressed to Ernest Lester Jones (1876-1929), hydrographic and geodetic engineer and Superintendent of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, working under the Department of Commerce (1915-1929), written on Army and Navy Club letterhead, concerning an upcoming address for the Chinese commissioners sponsored the Mayor's Committee and the Chamber of Commerce of New York, and listing his New York addresses for that space of time, hoping to connect, in good condition, text and signature in a bold black ink, 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Robert Edwin, Autograph, Ernest Lester Jones, Exploration of North America, Geodetic, Letterhead, U.S. National Geodetic Survey

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