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Handwritten Letter Discussing Gems and Minerals (112113)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Rocks, Fossils & Minerals Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 200.00 USD
Handwritten Letter Discussing Gems and Minerals  (112113)
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Incredible four page, handwritten letter from A. Z. Huggins to his mother and sister, dated February 15, 1873, describing the gems and minerals he has found on his walks around Santa Fe, New Mexico. He details 20 specimens he has found and intends to find "Fox, the Lapidary He notes Spanish is the language mostly: "I am picking it up a little."

Provenance:
Country (if not USA):
State: New Mexico
City/County: Santa Fe
Date: 1873