393
393
Morse, Samuel F. B.
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 4,687 USD
JUMP TO LOT
393
Morse, Samuel F. B.
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 4,687 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Morse, Samuel F. B.
Autograph manuscript signed "S F B Morse | Sup. Elec. Mag. Tel.," 1 page (12 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.; 322 x 200 mm) on a ledger leaf, New York, 10 July 1843, being an abstract of salaries for the Electromagnatic Telegraph Company; some small marginal chips and tears. Accompanied by a clerical "Copy of Fourth monthly Report United States in account current with S. F. B. Morse, Superintendent of Magnetic Telegraphs," and by a manuscript copy of W. W. Boardman's 11 February 1842 congressional motion "That the Committee on Commerce be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a system of electro-magnetic telegraphs for the use of the Government of the United States." Half green morocco folding-case.
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