A. S. Watt autobiography circa 1904


A. S. Watt autobiography circa 1904

Autobiography of A. S. Watt, 3 pp, ca. 1904, briefly recounting his career as a farmer and state senator for Washington County, Oregon, Clerk of U.S. District Court and Probate Clerk for Yamhill County and as an employee of the Southern Pacific Railroad and Oregon Railway and Navigation Company.

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Watt, A.S. (Alexander Stuart)

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A. S. Watt was the literary agent for Rudyard Kipling and was an associate in the firm of A. P. Watt & Son, London. From the description of Letters : to Flora Virginia Milner Livingston, 1919-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612821252 ...

Watt, Mary Elizabeth Elder,

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Southern Pacific Company

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What started as a boycott by the American Railway Union against Pullman's Palace Car Co. in 1894 escalated to a strike covering the area from Chicago to the Pacific Coast. On the premise of interfering with the mails the federal government intervened and crushed the strike. From the description of Journal of incidents in San Francisco resulting from the American Railway Union strike, 1894 June 27-Aug. 31. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record ...

Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company.

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Incorporated in 1896 under the state laws of Oregon, the company succeeded the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company. It operated a line from East Portland to Huntington (Ore.), with many brances extending into Washington State and Idaho. It also operated steamboat lines from Portland (Ore.) to San Francisco (Calif.), in addition to lines on the Willamette, Columbia, and Snake Rivers. Controlling interest of preferred stock was held by NP, Great Northern, and Union Pacific companies. ...