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    Annie Oakley's House Sells for $8000, a 1917-Dated Cambridge, Maryland Document. One page typed (carbon) document, 8.5" x 10.25", May 21, 1917, on Matthews & Company Real Estate and Insurance, Cambridge, Maryland letterhead. Reads, in part: "Received of Robert L. Hamill th sum of Five Hundred Dollars, same being first payment on the house and lot situated at Hambrooks... The purchase price of $8000 to be paid as follows. $500 this day paid in cash. $4500 to be paid in thirty days, and balance of $3500 to be secured by a mortgage for two years..." Signed in ink at close: "Matthews & Company by John W. Matthews agent for Annie Oakley". A very rare Annie Oakley-related item.

    Annie Oakley built her house with adjoining land situated at Hambrooks in Cambridge, Maryland that she had purchased in 1912 and 1913. Locals indicated that Annie and Frank Butler moved into the house in 1913. This house was built with retirement in mind for the Butlers. Annie and Frank lived in the house from 1913 until they returned to public life in 1917.

    Condition:
    Fine, has repaired tear upper left corner, light discoloration.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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