Typed Letter Signed.

ELLIOTT, Howard (1860-?).

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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One of the best-known railroad executives of the turn of the century, serving as president of Northern Pacific Railway (1903-13) and of New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad (1913-17). TLS, 1p, 8½" X 11", Boston, MA, 1913 December 23. Addressed to Hamilton Holt, editor of the "New York Independent." Near fine. Mounting traces on verso. On letterhead of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company, the newly-named president and chairman begs off writing a newspaper article: ".until the company can get its affairs adjusted with the Federal authorities, and its finances on a better basis, I have hardly any time for other matters." Bold, handsome signature. Bookseller Inventory # 19427

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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