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B2158-3 Letter of authenticity, for length of Transatlantic telegraph cable, paper, signed by Cyrus W Field, for Tiffany & Co, New York, United States of America, 21 August 1858. Click to enlarge.

Letter of authenticity for Transatlantic telegraph cable

Made
A single piece of paper certifying the authenticity of the Transatlantic telegraph cable. The letter is dated 21 August 1858 and is signed by Cyrus W. Field. The bottom of the letter is marked with the following 'Entd according to Act of Congress AD 1858 by Tiffany & Co in the Clks Offc of the dist Ct of the Sth dist of N.Y.'

Summary

Object No.

B2158-3

Object Statement

Letter of authenticity, for length of Transatlantic telegraph cable, paper, signed by Cyrus W Field, for Tiffany & Co, New York, United States of America, 21 August 1858

Physical Description

A single piece of paper certifying the authenticity of the Transatlantic telegraph cable. The letter is dated 21 August 1858 and is signed by Cyrus W. Field. The bottom of the letter is marked with the following 'Entd according to Act of Congress AD 1858 by Tiffany & Co in the Clks Offc of the dist Ct of the Sth dist of N.Y.'

Marks

Mark on bottom of letter, printed in black 'Entd according to Act of Congress AD 1858 by Tiffany & Co in the Clks Offc of the dist Ct of the Sth dist of N.Y.'

Dimensions

Width

116 mm

Cite this Object

Harvard

Letter of authenticity for Transatlantic telegraph cable 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 January 2023, <https://ma.as/211166>

Wikipedia

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