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    John Ericsson (1803-1889), Engineer, Designer of the Ironclad Monitor, Autograph Letter Signed, "J. Ericsson" one page, 5" x 8", no place given, February 28, 1859 asking his correspondent to "Please take charge of the inclosed [sic] reply to Mr. Pisents [sic] letter - I cannot get up a letter or more safe drawing and description of my invention and I full well assumed that if Mr Pisant will only obtain a patent for which I consider we are proof against all interference in Cuba." Tipped at top margin to a folder, else fine. A nice example from a man who changed military history. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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