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The Colton Letters, the Inside Story of an Infamous Procedure. Huntington's Private Opinion of Senators and Representatives. They Are 'Good Fellows' When He Can Handle Them; 'Agrarians' When He Cannot. Shall the Government be Again Plundered.


Published by American Bible Society, 1895
Condition: Collectible-Fine Soft cover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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12 pages; grey paper wrapper with the title "The Colton Letters. Declaration of Huntington that Congressmen are for Sale." Robert Cowan - BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA HISTORY pp137. "These are a few of the many letters written between the years 1875-1879, by (C.P.) Huntington to David D. Colton, who held fifth interest in the Southern Pacific Railroad, and was financial director of the Central Pacific. These letters were of a very confidential nature and never intended for the public eye. Upon the death of Colton the companies attempted to defraud the widow out of her rights, and during the ensuing litigation these letters were introduced in evidence". Fine clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 11357

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Title: The Colton Letters, the Inside Story of an ...

Publisher: American Bible Society

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Collectible-Fine

Edition: First Edition

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