loading..

ADMIRAL ROBERT E. PEARY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/15/1903 - HFSID 56624

ROBERT E. PEARY. ALS: "R.E. Peary", 2¼p, 4½x7, front and verso. Grand Union Hotel, N.Y., 1903 February 15. To Mr. Rideing. In full: "Continuous demands upon my time from one source & another have kept me from giving your request the attention it should have had.

Sale Price $807.50

Reg. $950.00

Condition: fine condition
PSA / JSA Authentication Guarantee
Free U.S. Shipping
Chat now or call 800-425-5379

ROBERT E. PEARY. ALS: "R.E. Peary", 2¼p, 4½x7, front and verso. Grand Union Hotel, N.Y., 1903 February 15. To Mr. Rideing. In full: "Continuous demands upon my time from one source & another have kept me from giving your request the attention it should have had. I have thought of a number of subjects, but none that seemed satisfactory to me except the following. 'Thalarktokroah the Gray King' This would be the story of the splendid great Eskimo dog, leader of my team & my almost constant companion for four years past. I could write from my heart about him & his experiences (bear & musk-ox fights) & splendid work; & I believe I could touch the heart of every live boy & perhaps some men. But perhaps you are or have been sated with dog stories." Robert E. Peary began his Arctic exploration with voyages to Greenland in 1886 and 1891-1892. On his third voyage (1893-1895), he failed to reach the North Pole. His fourth voyage (1898-1902) reached 84º 17', the farthest north in the American Arctic. It was during this expedition that his Eskimo dog, Thalarktokroah, led his team. On April 6, 1909, Peary became the first to reach the North Pole. Vertical fold touches the "R". Fine condition.

This website image may contain our company watermark. The actual item does not contain this watermark

See more listings from these signers
Make an offer today and get a quick response
Check your account for the status.

Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.

If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.

 

World-Wide Shipping

Fast FedEx and USPS shipping

Authenticity Guaranteed

COA with every purchase

Questions Answered 24/7

Contact us day or night

Submit Offers

Get a quick response