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Description: In this short 1912 autograph letter signed, Goethals writes to Panama Railroad Co. employee Edward A. Drake and alerts him to the fact that he will be leaving temporarily to visit West Point and gives him his forwarding address.

Written on a sheet of 9″ x 6″ Hotel Astor stationery.┬áItem #A01557

George Washington Goethals (1858-1928) was a U.S. Army General and a civil engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal from 1907 until its completion in 1914.

Condition: Two filing punch holes at upper edge, mailing fold lines, otherwise very good.