PETER COOPER - AUTOGRAPH 05/21/1879 - HFSID 148425
PETER COOPER White card signed by Peter Cooper Signature: "Peter Cooper", 4x2¼ card. Also signed "May 21/1879" in unknown hand. With pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. Cooper
Sale Price $204.00
White card signed by Peter Cooper
Signature: "Peter Cooper", 4x2¼ card. Also signed "May 21/1879" in unknown hand. With pencil notations on verso in unknown hand. Cooper (1791-1883, born in New York City) designed and built the first American locomotive, named Tom Thumb, in 1830; was the promoter and financial backer of Cyrus Field in the laying of the Atlantic cable; and founded Cooper Union in New York City (1859) "for the advancement of science and art". The school is still giving free courses in science, chemistry, electricity, engineering and art. In 1876, Cooper was the Greenback party nominee for President, receiving 81,737 votes out of 8.4 million votes cast. Lightly toned. Signature is lightly smeared and has bled slightly but is legible. Random ink stains. Otherwise, fine condition.
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