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[Stewart, William]:

THE POLICY OF EXTENDING GOVERNMENT AID TO ADDITIONAL RAILROADS TO THE PACIFIC, BY GUARANTEEING INTEREST ON THEIR BONDS. REPORT OF THE MAJORITY OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON PACIFIC RAILROAD, FEBRUARY 19, 1869.

Government Printing Office, Washington: 1869 31, [1 blank] pp. Original printed wrappers with wrapper title [as issued] [minor chipping and foxing], stitched. Lacks large folding map, else Very Good. The Report is Sen. Rep. Com. 219, 40th Cong., 3d Sess. Wheat observes, "We are plunged into the raging Washington debate by a report of the majority of the Committee on the Pacific Railroad...William M. Stewart, as chairman, justified to the Senate the considerations which had induced the majority of the committee 'to adopt the policy of aiding at the present time, with the government's credit, the construction of two additional lines of trunk railway to the Pacific coast.'" V [Part 2] Wheat Transmiss. West pp. 248-250, #1207. 107 Eberstadt 332, 37 Decker 264, IV Soliday 919 [not noting the map].


Book Id: 21145

Price: $45.00

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