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Rare Smith letter sells for £37,500

A RARE letter from the father of modern economics Adam Smith has been sold for £37,500 including premium at a London auction.

The letter by the celebrated Scotsman, dating from 1783, was bought by a collector in England with an absentee bid. It went under the hammer at a Bonhams sale of books, atlases, manuscripts and photographs in London.

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