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Review of the Transactions of the Credit Mobilier Company and an Examination of That Portion of the Testimony Taken by the Committee of Investigation and Reported to the House of Representatives at the Last Session of the Forty-Second Congress Which Relates to Mr. Garfield

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Published by Washington, D. C., 1873
Condition: Collectible-Good Soft cover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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String bound, blue paper wrapper present but detached, significant chipping. 28 pages. The Credit Mobilier Company was established by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1864 to act as a screen in an effort to defraud the government of railroad construction funds. In 1868, Congressman Oakes Ames distributed stock and cash bribes to several office holders. James Garfield (1831-1881) was one of the Representatives accused of involvement. This pamphlet is an attempt to clear Mr. Garfield's name. He was elected President in 1880, so it appears the scandal did not affect him. Bookseller Inventory # 016455

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Title: Review of the Transactions of the Credit ...

Publisher: Washington, D. C.

Publication Date: 1873

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Collectible-Good

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