Robert P. (Robert Percival) Porter Letter, 1898 May 28

Descriptive Summary

Title
Robert P. (Robert Percival) Porter Letter, 1898 May 28
Creator
Porter, Robert P. (Robert Percival), 1852-1917
Extent
1 item (2 p.)
Subjects
Speed, James B. (James Breckinridge), 1844-1912.
Street-railroads-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Street-railroads-- United States-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Writer. Letter discussing Porter's planned book on street railways. The book examines the question of municipal ownership and operation of public undertakings. The book will be designed for wide distribution and educational purposes. Porter encourages Speed, who is credited with making it possible to print the book, to distribute the book throughout the Louisville area