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    Great Two-Page Letter Describing Opportunities in the Mining Town of Tombstone, on Arizona Mail & Stage Company, Six-Horse Concord Coaches Letterhead, Tombstone, Arizona Territory, 1880. Great two-page letter with Concord stagecoach vignette. The letter describes opportunities in the mining town of Tombstone, and reads, in part: "Mr. Lieles Dear sir, your letters of the 26th came to hand. I was glad to hear from you sorry to hear that Louis had not got back so that we could make some arrangements in regards of moving the stock as I know that you cannot do any thing unto you... I have no money to start into business. I of course cannot do anything but if I had five hundred dollars with what I have my self I could start a nice business and make all that I am savy at...this is the best camp that I have struck in a long time it beats Virginia for my business and I would give most anything if I only could start in regards to those parties in Frisco. I have no doubt but what they will comply with my wishes as I told them that this was a good camp and it was the only show...them was to go into business while the camp is booming there is five saloons in this place that is doing a fearful business and most all the saloons is two bit-houses if I only had the old Stack here I could make enough off it to pay my debts and have enough left get me a good big stock of goods as this is the only mining camp that I have seen in my life that I think that a man can make a stake in business I hope that you will be kind enough to...give me a start if it is possible for you to do so I no that those other men will not do anything for me because they think that I had no right to sell out to Louis and for that reason I am defending all of you for a little left... There is a saloon here that the man has been running and he has made a sail of a mine and is going to take a bit to the east next week and I have been talking to him and he told me the he would wait for me unto I get an answer from you this is a small stock in the place and he wants to sell al together it will me take much...and the saloon is in the finest place that a person can get in town..." Fantastic Wild West cowboy content, with two great letterheads from Tombstone! Measures approximately 8" x 10.25".

    Condition: Fine-very fine


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