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Price Realized: $1,625 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2446 Lot 187
(SCIENTISTS.) EINSTEIN, ALBERT. Typed Letter Signed, "A. Einstein," to President of the Mark Twain Society Cyril Clemens, declining his invitation to attend a meeting. 1/2 page, 4to, personal embossed stationery; double-sided cello tape at lower edge recto, faint toning at edges, horizontal folds. Princeton, 16 July 1947
Estimate $1,000 - 2,000
"Thank you very much for your invitation to address your meeting in November. Unfortunately, poor health does not permit me anymore to accept to accept [sic] such invitations."
Cyril C. Clemens (1902-1999) founded the International Mark Twain Society in 1923; he was also Twain's third cousin twice removed.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,625