1 page, 5.5 x 8.25, Chicago, December 19, 1900. In this letter, Deering advises the firm of Tice and Lynch (who would complete the International Harvester merger) that a package was received by Adams Express when his preference would be that all future shipments be sent by American. Signed in full at the conclusion with the addition of nine words in his hand. Near fine condition.
Industrialist who merged Deering Harvester Company, founded by his father, with the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company to form International Harvester in 1902. The company remains the largest manufacturer and exporter of tractors and farm equipment to this day. It can be said that International Harvester became a multi-billion dollar corporation through war department contracts (1916 - 2010).