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P. T. Barnum Historical Autograph Letter Signed 06/2/1886 Authentic

P. T. Barnum HISTORICAL Autograph Letter Signed 06/2/1886 Authentic




P. T. Barnum HISTORICAL Autograph Letter Signed 06/2/1886 Authentic   P. T. Barnum HISTORICAL Autograph Letter Signed 06/2/1886 Authentic


Barnum - HISTORICAL Autograph Letter Signed June/2/1886! Own this piece of history!

Barnum orders'Cousin Frank' to stuff'Bridgeport', the (deceased) baby elephant and have him delivered to Professor Marshall at Tufts University. "Professor Marshall is glad to have "Bridgeport till our is ready for it... Which be 5, 10 or 20 years hence... Please send him to Tufts University when he is finished. Bridgeport, Barnum's Baby Elephant.

On display at the Barnum Museum (today) can be seen the mounted hide of the famous baby elephant Bridgeport. On February 2, 1882 at the winter quarters of the Barnum, Bailey, and Hutchison Circus in Bridgeport, the elephant Queen -- one of of Barnum's 22 elephants -- had only the second recorded elephant birth in America. It was a famous event -- over 60 scientists from around the world came to witness it.

T Barnum arrived by sleigh 20 minutes after the birth to see for himself the baby elephant reportly no bigger then a Newfoundland dog. Bridgeport died April 12,1886, at the very spot he was born. Like Jumbo, Barnum had Bridgeport's hide mounted, where it can be viewed today at the museum. Also note: I will gladly consider any serious, close offer. I can only offer tracking to the U.

Please write with any questions. Barnum HISTORICAL Autograph Letter Signed 06/2/1886 Authentic" is in sale since Thursday, September 4, 2014. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "mediamarket101" and is located in Evansville, Indiana.

This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, China, Japan, Australia. Barnum
  • Autograph Authentication: Not Authenticated
  • Original/Reproduction: Original


  • P. T. Barnum HISTORICAL Autograph Letter Signed 06/2/1886 Authentic   P. T. Barnum HISTORICAL Autograph Letter Signed 06/2/1886 Authentic