Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Cyrus W. Field Autograph Letter Signed to Future U.S. Attorney General Judge Edwards Pierrepont. One page, 5" x 8", Gramercy Park, New York, March 30, 1872. In this letter, Field, who led the company that laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858, accepts a dinner invitation from Judge Edwards Pierrepont, the future U.S. Attorney General. Written in very bold ink; fine condition.

    More Information:

    In part: "Thanks for your kind note received last evening. I could not answer it at once, as I did not know what engagements my wife or daughter had made for me. It will give me great pleasure to dine with you at 6 o clock today."

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 725

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 18 days left to consign to the 2019 September 5 Rare Books Signature Auction Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part II !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 June 9 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 June 9 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,097,506