Typed Letter Signed on "Isthmian Canal Commission" letterhead

GOETHALS, George Washington (1858 - 1928)

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Place Published: Culebra, Canal Zone
Date Published: 1911

Description: 1 page, 10.5 x 8 inches, Culebra, Canal Zone (Panama), September 22, 1911. Written by the chief engineer of the Panama Canal to the Clerk of the Committee on Appropriations of the US Congress, in part: "...It appears that Mr. Smith sent the estimates to the office by a special messenger before eight o'clock on a Sunday morning. This messenger delivered them to a messenger in the office without stating they were urgent, and it did not dawn upon this messenger (an American negro by the way) that a package...contained anything of importance..." Natural folds; tape stains in upper corners. Very good condition.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 5225


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