Lot #205
Peter Cooper

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Versatile American industrialist, inventor, and politician (1791-1883) who designed the first steam locomotive built in the United States, the Tom Thumb, and patented a gelatin dessert later marketed under the brand name Jell-O. ALS, one page, 8 x 9.5, Union Transportation Line letterhead, October 23, 1834. Letter to C. Schrack concerning a business arrangement and incorporating an invoice for $123.58, with Cooper signing again in the text of the invoice. Reverse of second integral page bears an address panel in Cooper's hand. In very good to fine condition, with small areas of paper loss along the intersecting folds.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021





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