Lot 249: Two ALSs signed "Felix H. Robertson," both one page, approximately 8.5 x 10.75, personal letterhead, April 21 and July 9, 1885. Both are directed to Judge C. Anson Jones. The first, in part: "Will you undertake to find Mary E. Haydenburg or her heirs...if you can find them I will join you in seeking to make necessary. Write me before you close any trade." Second, in part: "I know of a tract of land granted to one Laurence O'Rourke formerly of Harris County. The Certif was granted in Harris County & if we can find his heirs I think we can make something out of it...I will go in and divide profits with you." Scattered toning, small edge tears, and intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the last name) and slight paper loss and water damage to left edge of the July letter, otherwise overall fine condition. Provenance: The Robert Davis Collection.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts
Friday, 23rd October 2015
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