Top Lots from Swann's Autographs Auction

Two Letters Signed fetched high prices yesterday at Swann Galleries' auction of Autographs.

George Washington, Letter Signed, to the Reverend Doctor John Lathrop expressing support for voluntary associations, Mount Vernon, February 22, 1788, sold for $18,000 (above).

Thomas A. Edison, Letter Signed, to the Minister of Agriculture of Brazil, regarding vegetable fiber filament for the electric light, Menlo Park, NJ, circa December 1880, sold for $13,200 (above).

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