Autograph letter signed : Ripon, to Cyrus W. Field, 1885 July 19.
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Yorkshire statesman and diplomat. From the description of Photograph album and testimonial declaration, c. 1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500288 George Frederick Samuel Robinson, Marquess of Ripon, was a British statesman who served as viceroy of India. He chaired the commission to negotiate settlement of the Alabama claims with the United States in 1871. He also held the title Earl de Grey. From the description of George F. S. Robinson letter to Mr. Fie...
Cyrus West Field (1819-1892) was a merchant and capitalist who promoted the laying of the first Atlantic cable linking the U.S. with Europe. He formed a company to build cable communications between Newfoundland and Ireland, helped establish elevated trains in New York City, and participated in the development of the Wabash Railroad. Other business ventures included ownership of a New York newspaper, the Mail and Express. From the description of Cyrus W. Field papers, 1831-1905, bulk...