Lot 178: TLS signed "R. J. Gatling, Prest.," one page, 5.5 x 8.5, Office of the Gatling Gun Company letterhead, March 10, 1886. Letter to Colt's Arms Co. in Hartford. In full: "Please send, soon as possible, to the Union Metallic Cartridge Company, Bridgeport, Conn., a chamber gauge or templet for the .75-cal. Gatling gun, advising us when you have done so." Gatling added the words "or templet" in his own hand. In very good condition, with a crease to the upper right corner, soiling, and haloing to ink in the signature.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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