[D8839ABX], Letter from William Hope Dean to Alfred Ord Tate, September 29th, 1888


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[D8839ABX], Letter from William Hope Dean to Alfred Ord Tate, September 29th, 1888

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"I received a letter from Barr this morning copy of which I enclose you. I also send you circular announcing Lawson's withdrawal. I am sorry for Lawson as [[I liked?] him the best of any of the Montreal men. ### You will observe Barr has offered to renew my connect with Lawson, giving me til the first of Jany next. You were saying you thought you could make a much better arrangement with the parent Co. for me, so that I could induce such [unclear] + [unclear] thereby reduce my interest, but neither [unclear] cooperative made a profit greater than the use I can under contract for viz $5000.00 ie on the assumption of $100.00 a share, [unclear] same time leave a fair profit for Sush [?]. ### Can you do this or shall I write Barr accepting his offer. I am anxious of course to make as much as possible out of the thing I have not seen Sush since + shall not approval him until I have heard from you. ### Gus Thomas has just returned from [unclear] and he says the light is the finest in the world with these two were with time + money hanging heavenly at their hand; if there is anything in this Co., it surely must come [unclear]. ### Will you kindly let me know as early as possible what you can do with the Parent Co. as I shall have to answer Barr's letter in a very few days. ### I shall [unclear] tomorrow. Its quite cold here today + we have our furnace going. Hand + Hill are coming up Monday. ### Harry's teeth have been bothering him of late + he is going to a dentist here. ### [unclear] yourself + family." Believe me, I am yours truly, W.H. Dean







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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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