May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 52

Price Realized: $ 1,664
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
BROWN, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Friends Perham Sewall & Co.," promising to compensate them if they find a buyer in England for his fine wool, and conveying that the ordered wool would likely be ready today. 1 page, 4 1/2x7 inches, ruled paper; trimmed at all edges, remnants of prior mounting at corners verso causing mostly faint staining recto, folds. Springfield, 7 February 1849

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"By our last advices from Europe we perceive that we are holding our fine wools decidedly below exporting prices. If you will make thorough enquiry in your city for the best terms on which we can ship a large quantity of wool . . . to Liverpool, or London; we will endeavour to serve you . . . ."