Letter to a Mr. Fairchild, 1883 March 27.


Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922. Letter to a Mr. Fairchild, 1883 March 27.

Letter to a Mr. Fairchild, 1883 March 27.

Bryce sends his appreciaton to a friend in England for a letter with observations on American western [railway?] securities. He briefly mentions Henry Villard's prosperous railroad enterprise.

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Villard, Henry, 1835-1900

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Henry Villard was a journalist, railway promoter, and financier. Born in Bavaria, he came to the United States in 1853. He worked as a journalist for a variety of newspapers and was a Civil War correspondent for the New York Herald and New York Tribune . In 1873 Villard became a representative for a group of German bondholders of the Oregon and California Railroad, and his career as a railroad promoter in the Northwest was launched. He was president of the Northern Pacific Railroad, 1881-1884. V...

Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, was a British writer, historian and statesman. Born in Belfast, he was educated at Glasgow University and later Oxford, he practiced law briefly, but returned to Oxford as a professor of civil law. He served in Parliament for many years, and held several government positions, including Ambassador to the United States. A renowned historian, he was also a productive writer of travel books, law tracts, and political theory. Universally admired and liked, an obituary...

Fairchild, Mr., fl. 1883,

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