Howard County, Maryland: Alberton Cotton Factory, 1871. Illustrated letterhead for the Alberton Cotton Factory, featuring at lively image of the factory with people, a horse and buggy, nearby domiciles, and a steaming locomotive going by. Below is a letter handwritten ink by the Treasurer of the company to Mr. William E. Tenbrook of Philadelphia, acknowledging receipt of payment. Measures 10.5" by 8". Early ink notes to verso. Very good. Minor toning, letter folds.