Autograph Note Signed. Alfred L. M. GOTTSCHALK.

Autograph Note Signed.

This newspaper correspondent turned diplomat served as U.S. Consul to Callao (1903-05) and U.S. Consul General in Callao (1905-06), Mexico City (1906-08) and Rio de Janeiro (1914-17); he died along with 305 crew and sailors when the U.S. Navy ship "Cyclops" sank mysteriously in the North Atlantic Ocean on its way from Brazil to Baltimore during World War One, its wreckage never found. ANS, 1p, 4½" X 7", Delhi, India, 1909 December 6. Addressed to the Treasurer of Washington D.C.'s Cosmos Club. Near fine. On a pale green lettersheet, Gottschalk tells the treasurer of this prestigious club "I take pleasure in enclosing my cheque for $15.00 for dues as a non-resident member for the calendar year 1910..." Boldly and handsomely penned in black ink. Item #31966

Price: $75.00

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