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This prolific American journalist, whose name was synonymous with the "Bureau of Railway News and Statistics" (which he directed), is well remembered as the friend, publisher and biographer of poet Eugene Field; considered one of the first important industrial press agents in the United States. TLS, 1p, 8½" X 11", Chicago, IL, 1921 January 8. Addressed to Mary B. Day, the librarian at Chicago's reknowned Museum of Science and Industry. Near fine. On letterhead of "Bureau of Railway News and Statistics," Thompson transmits volumes of this publication "and copies of a few other pamphlets which have been found useful in libraries to the museum. Handsome signature. Bookseller Inventory # 19428
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