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John E Risley
Collection of Materials of John E Risley, Diplomat, New York Attorney: Legal, Business, and Personal Dealings
New York, NY: , 1857 - 1914. New York, NY, 1857 - 1914. "The personnel and business archives of John Ewing Risley (1840 1912) a prominent New York lawyer, businessman, and real estate mogul, comprised of over 2300 letters and documents.A brief summary of each section follows. For the complete description contact us. Spreadsheets detailing the specifics on the collection are available upon request. Ambassador In 1893, was appoint by President Grover Cleveland to the post of Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States to Denmark. He served in this post until he was recalled by President William McKinley in 1897. During his tenure in Denmark, Risley would become a highly sought-after guest and was popular even amongst the common people of Denmark. This collection has been divided into four categories: Social, Official Business of the Legation, Financials, and Miscellaneous. The collection has an approximate total of 690 pieces, and has been organized either alphabetically or chronologically depending on the category. The dates of the collection range from 1893 to 1898. Additionally, there is an Excel database of the individuals/groups within the collection.Railroads A collection of 450 plus letters and documents relating to the railway business dealing and investments of New York lawyer John Ewing Risley. Although born in 1840 in Indiana, his law practice operated mostly out of New York City. Along with his investments in a variety of railways out west, Risley was known for a variety of high profile legal cases and as Ambassador to Denmark from 1840 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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