American painter and inventor (1791-1872). Autograph letter signed ("Saml. F. B. Morse"). Poughkeepsie. 8vo. 1 p. on bifolium.
$ 5,269 / 4.500 €
To Charles H. Morse, responding to a query about a man who may have been a former employee, and requesting more information: "[...] By having answers to these questions, I might be able to find his friends, and the relief he requires [...]". - With a printed order of service for his memorial service on 16th April 1872 (8vo, 1 p.).