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    Richard Gordan Gatling Signed Letter Fine content typed letter signed, "R. J. Gatling," 8.5" x 11.25" on Gatling Gun Company letterhead, Hartford, April 14, 1885 addressed to Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company. Gatling writes in full, "The Chief of Ordnance, State of New York, advises us that he has sent two Gatling Guns here for repairs, and that if anything is needed in the way of appendages or spare parts, that he be furnished with a list of the same, before he gives the order for them. As soon as the guns are received, please put them in good working order, and furnish us with a list of the articles required as above..." With two hand-written corrections in text. Light toning at margins, otherwise very clean and bright with a dark, bold signature in black ink. Matted with a portrait of Gatling posing with his signature invention. From the collection of Bradley O'Leary. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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