Lot 715: Peary Robert

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2015-07-10 15:43:17

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Lot 715: Peary Robert: (1856-1920) American Rear Admiral And Explorer, Claimed To Have Reached The Geographic North Pole With His Expedition In 1909. A.L.S., R E Peary U.S.N., Two Pages, 8Vo, Washington Dc, 15Th September 1903, To A Gentleman, On The Printed Stationery Of The Department Of The Navy, Bureau Of Yards And Docks. Peary Writes Concerning His Son, Informing His Correspondent 'He Was Born At 3.45 A.M. Saturday Aug. 29, 1903. His Weight At Birth Was Eleven Pounds. He Has Blue Eyes, Light Hair, & Is Sturdy, Restless & Insatiable When Awake. Name €Œrobert Emilâ€.' In Concluding Peary Remarks 'I Suppose The Horoscope Will Appear In The Herald. If It Appears In Another Paper Will You Kindly Send Me A Copy?'. One Neat Split At The Base Of The Vertical Central Fold, Not Affecting The Text Or Signature, Otherwise Vg Robert Peary Jr. (1903-1994) American Civil Engineer And Son Of Robert Peary. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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