ALS from Librarian Edward S. Holden on USMA Library letterhead. West Point, Edward S. Holden.

ALS from Librarian Edward S. Holden on USMA Library letterhead.

1903. Ephemera. Fully signed letter from Holden dated April 25th, 1903 as attorney asking after Mary Banks' papers. Holden was a West Point graduate (1870), astronomer, professor of mathematics, lawyer and ultimately Librarian at West Point Military Academy (1901-1914). He was also the 5th president of the University of California, first director of the Lick Observatory and founder of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 8 x 10.5", cream USMA Library letterhead, with manuscript writing in ink, original folds, staple mark at top, slight ruffle at edge, one corner creased, not affecting text. Very good condition. Item #23374

Price: $75.00

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