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THOMPSON, Slason (1849-1935)

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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, 8" 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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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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