Boston and Worcester Railroad Circular Regarding Pay Cuts, October 30, 1857

In this October 30, 1857 circular, Ginery Twichell, Superintendent of the Boston and Worcester Railroad, describes the reasons for a ten percent pay cut for all employees. He cites the recent reduction in receipts from passengers and freight, as well as the "sudden and unexpected financial storm" as the basis for the change.

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About this Document

  • Citation: Library of Congress, Washington, D. C., Ginery Twichell Papers
  • Date: October 30, 1857