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Charles Francis Adams, Jr., 1835–1915

The Patrician at Bay

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674498402

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

256 pages

10 halftones, 1 map


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  • Preface
  • I. Catching the Step, 1835–1869
  • II. Railroad Reformer, 1869–1890
  • III. Making a Fortune, 1869–1890
  • IV. The Union Pacific Failure, 1883–1890
  • V. The House on President's Hill, 1870–1893
  • VI. An Aversion to Reformers of the Wrong Sort, 1890–1915
  • VII. Into Harbor at Last, 1890–1915
  • Notes
  • Index

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