Lot 802, Canada 1897 letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265

Lot 802, first page of letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265Lot 802, contents of letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265Lot 802 Letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, in a small cover, franked with a pair of 1c Small Queens tied by Ottawa flag machine cancel dated MAR.27.1897. The letter, which is on Winterholme / Ottawa stationery and signed by Fleming, pertains to the 24 hour system, the Canadian Pacific and Intercolonial Railways. Fleming accompanied his letter by another (cannot ascertain signature on this one – see scan), which is also included. A very fine and interesting lot. Sir Sandford Fleming, a Scottish Canadian engineer promoted worldwide standard time zones and designed the first Province of Canada postage stamp, among many other accomplishments. Sold for C$1,100.00 plus 15% buyer’s premium.
Lot 802, Cover containing 1897 letter from Sir Sandford Fleming to Henry Morgan, sold for C$1,265