San Francisco: 1855. Single sheet, 9-15/16" x 7-3/4", writing recto only, in ink, 23 lines, ~ 250 words. Writing quite clear & legible. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Age-toning. Horizontal fold-liens. Bit of edgewear [perhaps mounted on the left side at some point in the past?]. Overall, Very Good. Item #48992
Andrews writes Du Pont concerning title to lots purchased "in this City", and difficulty attaining such for Du Pont's "power of Atty is not on record + not be found in the City. ... will you give me a title or not? ... "I have already paid $1500 & am willing to pay $2500 more if I can get a good title. .... Please direct yr letter to Wm Andrews & Co Stoneyard, on Pine St. between Montgomery & Kearny Sts --"
An nice item documenting real estate transactions & values in 1850s San Francisco.