Lot 255: August Belmont, Jr

RR Auction

2015-11-30 14:51:06

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Lot 255: American financier and horse racing aficionado (1853–1924) best known for building New York's Belmont Park racetrack. ALS signed "August Belmont," one page, 4.25 x 7, no date. Letter to newspaper publisher and journalistic pioneer Joseph Pulitzer, in full: "Bon voyage & good news for you by wireless on the 8th. I send you a basket of grapes from my greenhouses at Hempstead. I cannot understand the Republican confidences. We do not find it. Believe me." Belmont adds "Tuesday" at the top. In fine condition, with a trivial hole to second integral page. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466 Wednesday, 9th December 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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