[D8905ADR], Letter from John A Cassell to Thomas Alva Edison, June 1st, 1889

Item

Abstract

How are you? Some time since, in Company with my friend Louis Shaughnessy, Editor of the Commercial-Gazette. I related this late incident <see attached clip '9> Do you remember it? Hope you are well &c. &c. Remember me to W.B Somerville Rauston + others. Be glad to hear from you ### [ENCLOSED ARTICLE: A letter from theChicago and alton railroad to Chairman Wlaker, of the Interstate Commerce Railway Association, sets forth that sine January 1 its grain and live stock traffic from Southwestern Missouri river points have been falling off, while a proportionate gain is shown by other lines. It contends that there is no good reason for this and demands an investigation. It also requests that action be taken under that section of the Presidents' agreement which provides for an equitable division of traffic among competing lines.]

Date

1889-06-01

Decade

1880-1889

Type

Identifier

D8905ADR

Folder Set

D8905

Title

[D8905ADR], Letter from John A Cassell to Thomas Alva Edison, June 1st, 1889

Microfilm ID

125:255

Publisher

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