Great Moments in Labor Relations

In a Letter from the Gatling Gun Company to B&O Railroad in 1877: “… we have the honor to suggest that you strengthen yourselves now against such emergencies in the future, by providing yourselves with Gatling guns.” Full letter here:

http://groups.google.com/group/maryland-labor-history?pli=1

1 comment so far

  1. mark hansen on

    i’ve heard it said that Dr. Gatling(he had the credential, but never practiced medicine) did more for the advancement of modern surgery than any other M.D. just by his invention of the gatling gun.
    seems it gave the surgeons many bodies on which to practice.


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