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Cyrus W. Field, a successful paper merchant.

Harrison Elliott

Cyrus W. Field, a successful paper merchant.

by Harrison Elliott

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    Paginationp. 7-9
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    Open LibraryOL19507034M

    Cyrus West Field () was a merchant and capitalist who promoted the laying of the first Atlantic cable linking the U.S. with Europe. He formed a company to build cable communications between Newfoundland and Ireland, helped establish elevated trains in New York City, and participated in the development of the Wabash Railroad. Atlantic cable mismanagement: correspondence between J.W. Simonton and Cyrus W. Field and others. (New York: Union Printing House, ), by Cyrus W. Field and J. W. Simonton (page images at HathiTrust) The Central & South American cables expedition,

    LOCAL INTELLIGENCE.; THE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH g of Merchants at the Chamber of Commerce--Interesting Addresses by Cyrus W. Field, Peter Cooper, E.E. Morgan, the Mayor, A.A. Low and. Cyrus the Great was born in about BC, in the province of Persis (nowadays called Fars), in southwest of Iran. Cyrus was the grandson of Astyages, king of the Medes. Before Cyrus’s birth, Astyages had dreamed that his grandson would someday overthrow him. The king ordered that the boy infant be killed promptly after his birth.

    Cyrus W. Field. AKA Cyrus West Field. Born: Nov Birthplace: Stockbridge, MA Died: Jul Location of death: New York City Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried,. American capitalist, projector of the first Atlantic cable, was born at Stockbridge, Massachusetts, on the 30th of November He was a brother of David Dudley Field. At Born: Cyrus W. Field Medal, MS64 George H. Lovett Silver Medal Cyrus W. Field Silver Medal by George H. Lovett, - Available at January 8 - 12 FUN US.


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Cyrus W. Field, a successful paper merchant by Harrison Elliott Download PDF EPUB FB2

CYRUS W. FIELD’S fame resulting from his great achievement in laying the Atlantic cable has somewhat obscured the fact that he was a successful paper merchant who built up a profitable business in paper and paper-mill supplies. It was accomplished by initiative, hard work, and a perseverance which characterized all his undertakings.

Cyrus Field’s Globe. When A successful paper merchant. book Gisborne met with Cyrus Field early init was with the intention of persuading Field to invest in his Newfoundland telegraph company.

Field was not very enthusiastic about this project, but his brother, Henry, reports: “After (Gisborne) left, Mr. Field took the globe which was standing in the library and began to turn it over. Cyrus West Field was born to New England clergy in and chose business as his path, manufacturing paper, at first with his brother Matthew, and later, at the age of twenty-one, by himself.

The firm, Cyrus W. Field and Company, a paper merchant, would succeed, with Field eventually becoming one of the richest men in New York City by The father of the transatlantic cable, Cyrus Field was a savvy paper merchant who knew nothing about telegraphy but a successful paper merchant.

book understood the commercial possibilities of connecting Europe and : American Experience. Cyrus Field was a wealthy merchant and investor who masterminded the creation of the transatlantic telegraph cable in the mids.

Thanks to Field's persistence, news which had taken weeks to travel by ship from Europe to America could be transmitted within minutes. Cyrus West Field was born Novemin Stockbridge, Mass. His father was a clergyman. At the age of 15 he entered a mercantile house in New York, but when ab went into business for himself and soon became prosperous.

Cyrus West Field (), American merchant and promoter, laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Cyrus Field was born of Puritan stock in Stockbridge, Mass., on Nov. 30, He quit school at After short periods of work in New York and Massachusetts, Field became a junior partner with a New York firm of paper dealers.

Cyrus Field. The father of the transatlantic cable, Cyrus Field was a savvy paper merchant who knew nothing about telegraphy but readily understood the commercial possibilities of connecting.

Harrison Elliott has written: 'The oldest paper mill in the Western world and its historical background' -- subject(s): Cartiere Miliani-Fabriano 'Cyrus W.

Field, a successful paper merchant' 'The. Cyrus West Field (), American merchant and promoter, laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Cyrus Field was born of Puritan stock in Stockbridge, Mass., on Nov.

30, He quit school at After short periods of work in New York and Massachusetts, Field became a junior partner with a New York firm of paper dealers. When the company. “ Cyrus W. Field, Esq., Merchant, New York.” “I now wished,” the autobiography goes on, “to retire from business altogether, but at length I yielded to the solicitations of my junior partner so far as to agree to leave my name at the head of the firm and to leave in the business a capital of $, Cyrus Field () was born into a large family in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

At age fifteen an older brother helped him find a job in a New York City dry goods store. Inhe became junior partner in a paper company. When the firm failed a year later, he took it as a personal duty to repay all creditors. But it was an ambitious young New Yorker — a successful paper manufacturer named Cyrus W.

Field — who devised the endeavor from the comfort of his luxurious Gramercy Park townhouse. New Yorkers had so much to celebrate; a link with Europe would bring the world closer together, enrich the financiers of Wall Street and raise the city’s.

Field, Marshall, –, American merchant, b. Conway, Mass. Inafter five years' apprenticeship in a general store in Pittsfield, Mass., he went to Chicago and became a clerk for Cooley, Wadsworth & Co., a leading dry-goods house there, of which he became a junior partner in Field, Cyrus West, –92, American merchant, promoter of the first Atlantic cable, b.

Stockbridge, Mass.; brother of David Dudley Field and Stephen J. Field. As head of a paper business, he accumulated a modest fortune, and in he retired. In he conceived the idea of the cable. Our fellow-citizen, Mr.

CYRUS W. FIELD, whose name will always be connected with the Atlan. tic Telegraph, has twice nearly ruined himself by his devotion to that enterprise.

Though a man of in. This book is illustrated, or as it is printed in the book “Deorated By John Lockwood Kipling, C.I.E.” Published: Garden City New York Doubleday, Doran & Company, INC. This book is red withgold embossing on the spine and a gold circle with a elephant and swastika on the cover.

Cyrus W. Field, a retired American paper merchant, had dedicated his life and fortune to this project. In he raised $1 million and laid cable from New York to Newfoundland; then he raised $2 million in England for the cable from Ireland to Canada.

Box 1, Folder 8 Tribute to the memory of Cyrus W. Field, New York Chamber of Commerce, October 6 Box 2, Folder Cyrus W. Field His Life and His Work,- Folder xx Doctor of Law Degree for Cyrus W. Field, - (London: Printed by W. Brown, ), by Cyrus W.

Field and London Palace Hotel (page images at HathiTrust) The Atlantic telegraph. Report of the proceedings at a banquet given to Mr. Cyrus W.

Field, ([New York, J.W. Amerman, printer, ]), by New York Chamber of Commerce and Cyrus W. Field (page images at HathiTrust). Yesterday's Herald said that the cable (or perhaps Cyrus W. Field, uncertain which) is undoubtedly the Angel in the Book of Revelation with one foot on sea and on foot on land, proclaiming Time is no longer." A commemorative fireworks display set New York's City Hall on fire, and Tiffany & Company sold off excess pieces of the cable.Cyrus H.

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