Lot 63: 1850 Letter to San Francisco Gold Rush lawyer and future California Governor Henry Haight

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Lot 63: Author: George K. Budd, for Budd & Park, bankers.; Title: Autograph Letter Signed to newly-arrived San Francisco lawyer Henry Haight, future Governor of California; Place Published: [St. Louis?, but postmarked New York]; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: April 25, 1850; Description: 2pp. + address leaf. To Henry H. Haight, San Francisco, A business and legal letter, asking Haight to collect judgments secured in New Orleans against Hamlet Davis (who "has made considerable money since his arrival on the Pacific"), asking how Tiffany "has made out" as a speculator "since his arrival", informing Haight that notice of his newly-established San Francisco law practice had been published in New York, and "wishing you every success in your new enterprise on the shores of the Pacific..."Complete description available. Please contact pba@pbagalleries.com for more information. Condition: Very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $250-350
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