[D8465U], Letter from Allen W Rose to Samuel Insull, March 31st, 1884


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[D8465U], Letter from Allen W Rose to Samuel Insull, March 31st, 1884

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Letterhead crossed out: The Consolidated Telephone Construction & Mainenance Co., Ltd., London. "You will no doubt be surprised to learn that I have left the service of the Consolidated for good." Chairman Sir Julius Bogel gone to Australia for health reasons. "His Royal Highness the Colonel commenced a little game with the view I fancy of placing the manufacturing business of the Company in the hands of the Western Electric." I was instructed to lay off 60 men a month ago, then reduction after reduction "until I was left with a few labourers and apprentices." Chairman recommended me to resign, but I refused to do so without a severance package and have since been fired. "I shall be glad therefore if you will be on the look out for a good opening for me." "Mark has been with me since you left, but I suppose his services will now be dispensed with. I have found him very attentive and persevering at his work." Met your father in the City--all at home are well. Have been with Kingsbury who is well and wants you to write.






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