Lot 337: African-American, 1904 – Booker T. Washington in Alabama politics

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:58

Lot 337: Author: N/A; Title: Letter to Booker T. Washington from the Black Republican "boss" of Alabama; Place Published: Birmingham, Alabama; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1904; Description: Joseph O. Thompson. Typed Letter Signed as Collector, Internal Revenue Service, District of Alabama. Birmingham, April 6, 1904. 1pg. on IRS stationery. To Booker T. Washington, New York City. With pencil note in upper margin, "Capt. Scott" 'I will take pleasure in seeing Capt. Scott at my first opportunity and I am sure that when we do meet that all differences will be settled. I shall see Mr. Alexander the latter part of this week along the lines you suggest. I have been down to Tuskegee for two or three days this week and find everything moving along nicely down there...I hope I will be able to see you while there." 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: $200-400
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