Tuesday, November 27, 2012

New York Stock Brokers: Edward C. Potter




E. C. Potter & Company memorandum of sale for 100 shares of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad at $108 7/8.



E. C. P. CO.
OCT 2X XX

Wealthy brokers like Mr. Potter had their share of scrapes with the working class.  In the case described below, Edward Potter fought a private security man names Frank Bell, who it seems from Mr. Potter's point of view did not know his station in life, and needed to return to it.

New York Times, March 14, 1907:




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