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Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Typed Letter Signed, Orange, New Jersey, 14 February 1914.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1029
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Edison, Thomas Alva (1847-1931) Typed Letter Signed, Orange, New Jersey, 14 February 1914. Single leaf of Edison's "From the Laboratory" stationery, typed on one page. To a Mr. Henry Warren of 70 Essex Street, Boston, Massachusetts, answering questions about his diet, "Let me say in reply that I eat the ordinary foods that are served in every day life, and don't restrict myself to any particular form of diet. The only thing is that I eat sparingly, and have followed this principle for many years past." Old folds, the sheet toned, with arithmetic in pencil on the verso, 8 1/2 x 11 in.
Estimate $900-1,000


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Henry Warren, Thomas Alva, Alva, Diet, Edison, Literature, Pencil, Visual arts, Writing, Orange

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