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    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.

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    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."

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