1865 Business Letter from Foster & Roby, Brass Founders, Boston. Foster, Roby.

1865 Business Letter from Foster & Roby, Brass Founders, Boston

1865. 1 sheet with handwritten letter dated March 10, 1865, offering to sell ingot brass consisting of pure copper 70 parts and pure N.Y. spelter 30 parts at $0.32 per pound. Embossed stamp in upper left-hand corner reading "Foster & Roby, Boston." Foster & Roby was established in 1863 by William T. Foster and William Gould Roby; in 1877 it became William T. Foster & Co. The price reflects the high prices commanded by brass during the American Civil War. In Near Fine Condition: light creasing; clean and bright. Near Fine. Item #004330

Price: $24.00

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