Iliinois Alton 1867 Great Fire Company Advertising Cover Hon T P Chandler
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Iliinois Alton 1867 Great Fire Company Advertising Cover Hon T P Chandler :
AMAZING 1867 FIRE INSURANCE CO, HARTFORD CONNECTICUT ADVERTISING COVER TO HONORABLE T P CHANDLER IN BOSTON MASS WITH STAMP. NOTE THE SCRIPT CHARTERED IN 1810 ON THE LEFT. ALSO SCRIPT CAPTIOL $500,000 A REAL LOT OF MONEY BACK THEN! CONTENT! NICE EMBOSSED LETTERHEAD AND GOOD LETTER MENTIONING $240,000. THIS IS A BEAUTY & SOLD IN sale SOME TIME BACK FOR $125. CONSIDERED SCARCE. Theophilus Parsons Chandler was assistant treasurer at the Customs House in Boston and a financial backer of the Dupont Company. He married Elizabeth Julia Schlatter, who was from a prominent Philadelphia family, and lived in Brookline, Mass. The Chandlers had at least four sons (Charles, who died around 1865, Theophilus Jr., Alfred Dupont, and Sumner) and probably three daughters (Mary, Alice, and Fannie or Fanny). Elizabeth corresponded with Sophie Madeline du Pont, the wife of Admiral Samuel Francis du Pont, with friends from Wilmington, Del., and with her Clark relatives in Pennsylvania. Have a look at my other lots more added daily and don't forget my buy it now items.
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