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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to the 1870s
|Horace Porter to George C. Pullman with political news and innovations in trains
|12 June 1878
|Porter, Horace (1837-1921)
|Pullman, George C.
|Written as Vice President of the Pullman Company to the President while on vacation. Mentions political news, cost-effectiveness of the elevated trains in New York, and scheduling trains to handle rush hours. Written on Pullman Palace Car Company letterhead.
|Industry Transportation Railroad Travel Politics Finance
|Porter, Horace (1837-1921) Pullman, George Mortimer (1831-1897)
|New York, New York
|Merchants & Commerce; Science, Technology, Invention; Government & Politics; Industry
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|Pullman was the originator of the sleeping car enterprise.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945