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Letters from a son to his self-made father

being the replies to Letters from a self-made merchant to his son

by Merriman, Charles Eustace pseud.

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Published by Robinson, Luce Co. in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Eustace Merriman ; illus. by Fred Kulz
The Physical Object
Pagination289 p. :
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24180568M
OCLC/WorldCa5860053

  The letters are also a message, a father telling his son that he understands, that he knows the young man must leave, it is time, he must travel and learn and must do it alone.   Letters written long ago by Barack Obama Sr. shed new light on a young Kenyan whose ambitions helped change the course of U.S. history. But for the president, they may also revive old : Rachel L. Swarns.   No. 8: F rom John Graham, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, to his son, Pierrepont, at the Union Stock Yards in Chicago. Mr. Pierrepont has just been promoted from the mailing to the billing desk and, in consequence, his father is feeling rather "mellow" toward him.


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Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son summary. This is my book summary of Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son by John Graham. My notes are informal and often contain quotes from the book as well as my own thoughts.

This summary includes key lessons and important passages from the book. Letters from a Son to His Self-Made Father book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Illustrations by Fred Kulzcopyright, by H 3/5.

Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to his Son (Illustrated) - Kindle edition by Lorimer, George Horace. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to his Son (Illustrated)/5(48).

John Graham or "Old Gorgon Graham" was a self-made millionaire merchant for the House of Graham & Company in Chicago and this book contains letters he wrote to his son Pierrepont at certain stages of Letters from a son to his self-made father book son's life (college life, work life, marriage).

The letters were primarily written to Pierrepont as he was entering his father's business/5. Letters From a Son to His Self-Made Father: Being the Replies to Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to his Son by Charles Eustace Merriman and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son consists of twenty letters.

In each, the father - John Graham - relays both news and crucial nuggets of advice to his soon-to-graduate son, Pierrepont. The hard-won lessons and experiences of life give rise to Letters from a son to his self-made father book manner of sound advice, with the author's aim being to prepare his son for the world of.

Letters from a Son to His Self-made Father. Charles Eustace Merriman. New Hampshire Publishing Corporation, - American fiction - pages. Get this from a library. Letters from a son to his self-made father: being the replies to Letters from a self-made merchant to his son.

[Charles Eustace Merriman, pseud.]. Letters from a Son to His Self-Made Father Being the Replies to Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Humorous stories Subject: Fathers and sons -- Fiction Subject: Epistolary fiction Subject: Children of the rich -- Fiction Subject.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son Being the Letters written by John Graham, Head of the House of Graham & Company, Pork-Packers in Chicago, familiarly known on 'Change as "Old.

Get this from a library. Letters from a son to his self-made father: being the replies to letters from a self-made merchant to his son. [Charles Eustace Merriman; Fred Kulz; New Hampshire Publishing Corporation (Boston)].

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. "Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son" is highly recommended for anyone involved in business and not to be missed by young entrepreneurs.

George Horace Lorimer () was an American author, journalist, and publisher most famous for being the editor of The Saturday Evening Post between and Brand: Enhanced Media Publishing. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Letters from A Self-Made Merchant To His Son by John Graham at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. George Lorimer, an editor at the Saturday Evening Post, published a series of fictional letters in that magazine in which a father, John Graham, imparts advice to his son, Pierrepont, throughout the different stages of the young man’s letters were then compiled in the hugely successful book Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son.

This book is the preserved correspondence between Old Gorgon Graham, a self-made millionaire in Chicago, and his son who is coming of age and entering the family business. The letters date back to the s but feel like they could have been written in any era/5(K). Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to his Son, is filled with wise sayings and timeless great advice.

It’s full of insights and wisdom about making your way in the world from a father to his beloved son who he nicknamed Piggy. Excellent writing, an interesting book/5(41).

A Father’s Advice to His Son This audiobook is based on the original work of American journalist, author and former editor of The Saturday Evening Post, George Horace Lorimer. This (audio)book contains a series of letters written by “John Graham”, the head of the “House of Graham & Company”, a pork-packing business in Chicago, to.

As a father, I’ve taken to writing letters to my son in an attempt to document the lessons I’ve learned throughout my time as an entrepreneur.

So far, I’ve kept all of these private, but. “Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son” is highly recommended for anyone involved in business and not to be missed by young entrepreneurs. George Horace Lorimer (–) was an American author, journalist, and publisher most famous for being the.

Full text of "Letters from a self-made merchant to his son" See other formats LETTERS from a SELF-MADE MERCHANT Written in Gregtf Shorthand.-/-/ THE LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES Letters from A Self -Made Merchant To His Son Being some of the letters written by John Graham, head of the House of Graham & Company, Pork Packers in Chicago.

Some context: This book (though I've heard conflicting reports) is a work of fiction. There's also a hilarious response novel called "Letters from A Son To His Self-Made Father" which is hilarious. Anyway, the original is packed with all sorts of timeless advice, that fictional or not, stands up next to just about any self-help book.

Lorimer compiled his life advice into the fictional letters from John "Old Gorgon" Graham to his son Pierrepont. John Graham is a Chicago-based pork and finance baron. In the letters Pierrepont receives advice for his different stages of life. Old Gorgon's advice is packed throughout the book, easy to understand, and still rings true today.

No. F rom John Graham, at the Union Stock Yards in Chicago, to his son, Pierrepont, at The Travelers' Rest, New Albany, Indiana. Pierrepont has taken a little flyer in short ribs on 'Change, and has accidentally come into the line of his father's vision.

Letters from a self-made merchant to his son by George Horace Lorimer is written in the same vein. It was a best seller in its time,but is now largely forgotten. The book consists of 20 letters by a father to his son, counseling him on major issues is life/5(3).

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He advises his son on how to study,how to live, whom to be with, how to make relationships and so on. Speaking personally, I felt that some letters were myopic in nature but considering the nature of the book, it is a collection of someone's personal /5(33).

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