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Handwritten Letter from Hillyer Ryder on Massachusetts Coppers

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Handwritten Letter from Hillyer Ryder on Massachusetts Coppers
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Ryder, Hillyer. HOLOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM HILLYER RYDER TO PROF. W.E. HIDDEN. Dated Carmel, N.Y., Aug. 7, 1914. Single sheet of 8.5 by 11 inch paper, written on one side. Folded for mailing. Fine. An attractive and most interesting letter from a legendary collector of colonial coins and the author of the standard works on Vermont and Massachusetts coppers. The letter concerns Ryder's specimen of a Crosby 1-B Massachusetts cent, responding to questions by Hidden on the variety.