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Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917) to Robert W. Jeffery

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.140 Author/Creator: Archer, Edward R. (fl. 1830-1917) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 9 March 1901 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24 x 21 cm.

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Summary of Content: Archer recounts his acquaintance and satisfaction with Jeffery's good service at Tredegar Iron works and "in the various Depts for 10 years." He offers to vouch for Jeffery to help him get a job with the Proped Steel Car Co in Pittsburgh. Written on Tredegar Iron Works stationary.

People: Archer, Edward Richard, 1834-1918
Jeffery, Richard Woodlief

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: IndustryOffice SeekerRailroad

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