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    Lot of Four M. E. Carter Post Trader Items with Token Fort Bridger, Wyoming Territory 1880s. Fort was profitably run by William Alexander Carter, who had come with William Alexander Carter, came with Johnston's Army as a sutler or storekeeper. He stayed there with his family rebuilding and restocking the fort, and he eventually became wealthy. A highly respected man, he was soon known as "Mr. Fort Bridger," Wyoming's first millionaire.

    Lot consists of a "W. A. Carter Post Trader Fort Bridger-Value 25 cts." token 1" diameter. Two Checks one with a very nice Vignette of long horn steers resting in field and also a Indian with headdress paddling a canoe, and last item is a letter from Baker & Johnson, wholesale and retail Grocers to W.E Carter, about him buying "Heavy". Interesting scarce lot of items.

    Condition: Fine-very fine

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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