• Creator
  • Belmont, Eugene
  • Created Date
  • 1921
  • Description
  • The first page of this document consists of a letter sent from Eugene Belmont of the Sacramento Tribune to Mark Litchman on May 23, 1921. Belmont notes that he is enclosing a telegram he received from Seattle Union Record editor Harry Ault, and comments, "I wonder what to hell he thinks I am". He hopes that Litchman will make a copy of the telegram for "further use" and return the original. Belmont asks Litchman to "hold this under your bonnet... more
    The first page of this document consists of a letter sent from Eugene Belmont of the Sacramento Tribune to Mark Litchman on May 23, 1921. Belmont notes that he is enclosing a telegram he received from Seattle Union Record editor Harry Ault, and comments, "I wonder what to hell he thinks I am". He hopes that Litchman will make a copy of the telegram for "further use" and return the original. Belmont asks Litchman to "hold this under your bonnet for a while."A typed copy of the telegram Belmont refers to appears as the second page of the document: a telegram sent by "E. B. Ault" to Eugene Belmont on May 19, 1921. Ault describes his efforts "to maintain free press" by selling shares of preferred stock in the Union Record. He describes the potential financial gain to Belmont, closing by remarking, "no intermediary. What do you say. Must have quick action.". less
  • Format
  • text
    Typescript
    Letter (correspondence)
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