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"The scarlet woman of Wall Street" was the nickname of the four-times bankrupt Erie Railroad Company when in 1939 this able executive was named as a court-appointed trustee; within two years he had got company out of receivership, and in 1941 was named its president, serving in that capacity until 1949, finally leaving the company in a profitable state in 1956. TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Cleveland, OH, 1948 February 11. Addressed to L.J. Sylvor. Near fine. On "Erie Railroad Company" letterhead, Woodruff replies stiffly: "This will acknowledge receipt of your cards with the understanding that this signature will not be used for any purpose other than your collection." Nicely signed in blue fountain pen. Bookseller Inventory # 31349
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Store Description: 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), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.