Lot #283
Peter Cooper

This lot has closed

Estimate: $200+


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

This item is Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $75.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.