1843 HARTFORD, CT - ELISHA COLT LETTER [COUSIN SAMUEL]
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1843 HARTFORD, CT - ELISHA COLT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER
Autograph letter signed, Elisha Colt, Jan. 27, 1843, Exchange Bank, Hartford [Connecticut], 1p., quarto. With integral postally sent address leaf to Cleveland & Hovey, Attorneys, Norwich, CT. Elisha Colt (1804-1874), a Hartford, CT banker, is noted for loaning his gunmaker cousin, Samuel Colt, funds to start the Colt Firearms Co. Business content letter, with Colt noting that he wants a note from the Norwich Bleach[ery?] secured "...by a good endorsed note...Our object is to get security." Legible ink. Bold signature. Excellent condition. Seller guarantees authenticity.Shipping First Class s/h with backer board. $2.50.
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