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Text:"... along the same line, and partly because of the value I attach to it on personal and friendly grounds the following letter from Mr. D. 0. Mills: quot;NEW YORK, September 30, 1901. quot; Hon. GEORGEFRANCIS..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... FrancisTrain.quot; I directed him to bring it into the office. Then I saw that the heavy package was addressed, in the cor ner, from the shippers to this famous Boston banker. And so, without any intent..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"...; in the Italy of those days ; and I supposed they mistook me for Mazzini, or Gari baldi, or Orsini, or some other leader of the peo ple. quot;Whom do you think I am?quot; I asked. quot; Citizen GeorgeFrancis..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"...My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands DICTA TED IN MT SEPENTT-FOURTH TEAR BY GEORGEFRANCISTRAIN ILLUSTRA TED OF THE UNIVERSITY or NEW YORK D. APPLETON AND COMPANY 1902..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... of myself or what I now think of myself. What does matter is what I may have done. I stand on my achievement. And with this, I commit my life-story to the kind consideration of readers. CITIZEN GEORGEFRANCIS..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"..., with my seven-year-old grandson. My first son, GeorgeFrancisTrain, Jr., was born in 56, and is now in business in San Fran cisco. Elsey McHenry Train, my last child, now lives in Chicago. He was born..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... there named Train. Mr. Holmes thereupon called to me, and said to the strange gentleman, quot; This is GeorgeFrancisTrain.quot; He then told me that the stranger was Colonel Enoch Train, and that he wanted..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... FrancisTrain, shipping merchant, who merely wishes to pay his respects to the president. DANIEL WEBSTER.quot; The large writing covered almost the whole page. I thanked him, and started at once..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... built in England. It was to be called the GeorgeFrancisTrain, as I had had in my consignment or in my charge the fastest four clippers in the world Flying Cloud, eighty-six days from New York to San..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"...WHEN I WAS FOUR YEARS 1 OLD and pinned on my coat, just like the label or tag on a bag of coffee. It read: quot; This is my little son GeorgeFrancisTrain. Four years old. Consigned on board..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... the bills, and so I did sign them for the $2,000,000 in gold, putting it quot; GeorgeFrancisTrain, for the captain.quot; Now, the English are a conservative people. When they see anything new it quot..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... feet. One morning she burst into my office, and called out in her quaint accent, quot; Is Mr. GeorgeFrancisTrain here? Tell him that I am his old friend from Boston, and that I have just arrived from..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"...ILLUSTKATIONS FACING PAGE Portrait of Citizen Train made recently . Frontispiece Portrait of Citizen Train s grandfather, the Rev. George Pickering 2 Portrait of Mrs. GeorgeFrancisTrain . . . . 110..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA
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Text:"... 50,000 William H. Macy 25,000 H. S. McComb, Wilmington, Del 75,000 GeorgeFrancisTrain, through Colonel George T. M. Davis, trustee for my wife and children 150.000 800.000 $1,400,000 286..."
Date:Between 1829 and 1904
Place:San Francisco, California, USA