[LB007370], Letter from Samuel Insull to Sherburne Blake Eaton, May 31st, 1882


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[LB007370], Letter from Samuel Insull to Sherburne Blake Eaton, May 31st, 1882

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You must either have misunderstood me or I could not have made my explanation clear as to Bailey [covering?] the European business.##What I mean to say was that judging from the letters received the other Directors took pat in the management as much as Bailey. My impression was that Bailey was no more than any other Director. I notice however that lately letters on me matters of detail such as ordering stock have more frequently been Baileys signature. I do not think Bailey & Batchelors letters would show any conflict in this matter. Your information that Bailey & [Ron] have been appointed joing managing Directors would seem to confirm your impression as to Baileys time [s--] accepted altogether with Company affairs.##Your memo of 29th to me Gouraud mentioned in a personal letter to me some time back & which if I remember rightly I tore up after reading it that he would probably ship a plant to the Cape of Good Hope & I cannot remember having heard anything more about it I will [---] [have] [our] correspondence [looked] [through] & if I come across anything I will let you know##As to machines shipped Norway & Sweden I think it was in a [---] which Mr [Padd--] [---] me [--] gouraud saw some parties wanted a plant & I [f--] Johnson saw one as well. But this is simply a [vague] kind of impression. I will have Johnsons & Gourauds letters [copied] through & will then write you the [result].##I am just going to write Gouraud a letter asking him to keep [---] on this matters. You shall [have] [benefit of his letters if they [--]
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