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Ferguson, W.G. (fl. 1890-1900) to whom it may concern

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01896.141 Author/Creator: Ferguson, W.G. (fl. 1890-1900) Place Written: Richmond, Virginia Type: Typed letter signed Date: 9 March 1901 Pagination: 1 p. ; 27 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter of recommendation for Richard W Jeffery from the treasurer of the Richmond Locomotive and Machine Works. "It gives me great pleasure to state I have known Mr. Richard W. Jeffery for the past 15 years, and know him to be sober, intelligent and of the highest charcater." Letterhead reads: "Richmond Locomotive and Machine Works. Locomotive Builders."

People: Ferguson, W.G
Jeffery, Richard Woodlief

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

Subjects: IndustryRailroad

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