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Catalog Number KSc032511
Collection NY Historical Society
Object Name Letter
Dates of Creation 1857/05/13
Scope & Content Henry H. Leeds, & Co.
Auctioneers and Commission Merchants
28 Nassau near Cedar Street
New York, May 13th1857
Wm. S. Mount Esqr,
Dear Sir,
We have rec'd yr. favour of 12th Inst, and herewith enclose your Sale net proceeds to your credit $84- we done all we could to make a better sale for you. we even had special notices put in the papers calling attention to it. the purchaser refused to take it at the price he paid for paid for some time, until we wrote him we should compel him to comply with the purchase he said your brother was bidding up for you, however we
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Got the money after some delay - you [] at sight or we will be paid for the am0 of the sale when we presented it. with regret that we could not do better we are truly
Yours truly, H.H. Leeds