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1899 Riker Automobile Letter

1899 Riker Automobile Letter
1899 Riker WH5033
SKU WH5033
Type Miscellaneous
Year 1899
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original letter, 8 x 11, 2 file holes at edge, some fading, "A friend of mine, Mr. Dundore of Philadelphia has written about a petroleum automobile which has been built and is now in operation in Philadelphia. The owners of this wagon want to manufacture them in quantity and thought the Riker Company might be disposed to undertake this work...Have Mr. Lavens run over to Philadelphia and look... I read a description of this wagon and it appeared to be a very good thing...We ought to get the underwriting for the company completed..." Written on the letterhead of Pemberton & McAdoo Investment Securities, New York, NY.
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