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Autograph Note Signed

MOORE, Edmund B. (1851-1915)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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This patent pioneer served as U.S. Commissioner of Patents from 1907 to 1913 and revolutionized that office, negotiating treaties and arrangements with many a foreign country protecting American patents. ANS, 1p, heavy stock 5" X 4" correspondence card, Washington, DC, n.y. {ca. 1910]. Addressed to noted civil engineer John F. Hayford (1868-1925). Near fine. On ornate embossed "Office of the Commissioner, / United States Patent Office, / Washington, D.C." letterhead, Moore thanks the secretary of The Cosmos Club (the elite DC social club founded in 1878): "I wish to express, through you, to the Cosmos Club my very sincere appreciation of the Club's action in electing me to become one of its members. The compliment paid me I value in the fullest degree." Boldly penned in black ink. A choice example. Bookseller Inventory # 31346

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Title: Autograph Note Signed

Binding: Hardcover

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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