Sale 2095 - Lot 25
Price Realized: $ 600
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Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
CARNEGIE, ANDREW. Typed Letter Signed, to Mrs. L. C. Blodget, Jr. concerning the relationship between tariff duties and imports and commenting on the Republican Party. 1 page, single 4to sheet; folds, minor staining at corners. New York, 28 October 1896
". . . When the lower duties came into force, imports were made which had been held back; therefore, the revenue from duties the first year of the present tariff were necessarily high . . . The Republican Party is not guiltless; on the contrary, it is responsible for much of the present trouble. The platforms of both parties have tried to conciliate the Silverites by approving the delusion of Bi-metallism . . ."