1 page, 4to. Dupress "has it in contemplation to contract with the State of Virginia for 5,000 Pistols-Muskets caliber English or American 2000 Med Revolver Pistols, Navy of Army types 1000 Cavalry Carbines Breech Loading, Army types 1000 Light Cavalry Sabers 1000 United States Artillery Sabers." Requesting a price for the above he assures: "payment in cash, upon inspection and approval at Richmond, Virginia by the Col of Ordinance of the State." [WITH] BUCHANAN, John B. Autograph letter signed ("John B Buchanan") to Col. Colt, Cuthbert [Georgia], 2 February 1860. page, 4to, small tear at top and bottom of center fold, otherwise fine. Buchanan writes: "Will you be kind enough to inform me at what price you can furnish me with Fifty of your Eight inch barrel Repeating Pistol with the Belt Cap Primer etc. Also the Ten inch Barrel. I want them for a Military Company & wish to know your Cash Price answer immediately." (2)" /> [COLT, SAMUEL] DUPRESS, F.D. Autograph letter signed ("F.D. Dupress") TO SAMUEL COLT, Lynchburg, Va., 13 April 1861. <I>1 page, 4to</I>. Dupress "has it in contemplation to contract with the State of Virginia for 5,000 Pistols-Muskets caliber English or American 2000 Med Revolver Pistols, Navy of Army types 1000 Cavalry Carbines Breech Loading, Army types 1000 Light <I>Cavalry</I> Sabers 1000 United States Artillery Sabers." Requesting a price for the above he assures: "payment in cash, upon inspection and approval at Richmond, Virginia by the Col of Ordinance of the State." [WITH] BUCHANAN, John B. Autograph letter signed ("John B Buchanan") to Col. Colt, Cuthbert [Georgia], 2 February 1860. <I> page, 4to, small tear at top and bottom of center fold, otherwise fine</I>. Buchanan writes: "Will you be kind enough to inform me at what price you can furnish me with Fifty of your Eight inch barrel Repeating Pistol with the Belt Cap Primer etc. Also the Ten inch Barrel. I want them for a Military Company & wish to know your Cash Price answer immediately." (2) | Christie's