1878 Letters, Western Agent for the Canada Southern Railway Lines, Chicago
(Americana - 19th Century - Chicago - Business History - Canada Southern Railway LInes)

Chicago, Illinois: Not Published, 1878. F Group includes 3 letters on Canada Southern Railway Lines Chicago letterhead: January 3 from W.H. Hurlburt, Gen'l Western Passenger Agent to A. Jackson, 2 pages on smaller note-size sheets, concerning some lands in which he had an interest - back payments, taxes; on Jan. 11th, larger paper, 1 page, the same property is being discussed, naming other parties - of Oldrich, Blanchard, and a Mrs. Long - there was a 'consideration' of $ 10,000.00 mentioned at the close; January 22, asking Jackson to communicate, as Hurlburt is traveling - he is trying to wind up the legalities of the lands concerned; (with)) a 1873 short note written to Jackson on the letterhead of David Dall, Vessel Agent 241 South Water Street Chicago asking for his fees due for freight on a schooner, signed by Dall; light wear, old fold lines; in very good condition. According to the C.S.R. Line letterhead, it was the "Only Route Through Canada Under American Management." At this point in its history, the Vanderbilt family exercised control over this rail line. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 23510)


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