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176   Asa Griggs Candler Autograph Letter Signed  $200 $649 $714 13 You must login to place a bid.
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#176 - Asa Griggs Candler Autograph Letter Signed Estimate: $3,000+

Rare letter on ornate Coca-Cola letterhead, handwritten by the company's founder

Business tycoon and philanthropist (1851-1929) who founded The Coca-Cola Company in 1892. Very attractive ALS signed “Asa G. Candler,” two pages, 8.25 x 11, ornate Coca-Cola Company letterhead (a beautifully elaborate pictorial design occupying a third of the pages), May 5, 1909. Handwritten letter concerning financial and philanthropic matters, in part: "I have long ago determined to appropriate to the Cuban mission work, enough money to make the work down there permanent. To accomplish our purposes in Atlanta and Oxford, has required that I do much more than we thought would be required when we undertook the two works. I had hoped that the Cuban matter might without detriment wait a year or two. During the year 1909, I'll have to furnish to Allen Memorial Church $5000, to Wesley Memorial $20,000 or more, Emory endowment will not get in shape this year." In fine condition. An ideal letter on one of the world’s most famous and lasting brands.

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