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Life and times of Alvah Crocker

Author: William Bond Wheelwright
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Privately Printed, 1923.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wheelwright, William Bond, 1879-
Life and times of Alvah Crocker.
Boston, Mass., Priv. print., 1923
(OCoLC)565375760
Named Person: Alvah Crocker; Alvah Crocker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Bond Wheelwright
OCLC Number: 1838313
Notes: "2000 copies of this book were printed in May 1923 on antique biography book paper, manufactured especially for this edition by Crocker, Burbank and Company, Fitchburg, Mass."
"Compiled, arranged and printed by direction of Walton Advertising & Printing Company, Boston, Mass."
Description: xiv, 114 pages, 24 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: Ancestry and youth --
Early business experience, 1823-36 --
The Fitchburg Railroad --
Alvah Crocker's personality --
Business interests --
The Hoosac Tunnel route --
Congressman Crocker --
Appendix: Crocker, Burbank & Co., since 1874. Memorial addresses on the life and character of Alvah Crocker, as published by order of Congress, 1875: Address of Mr. Dawes; Resolutions; Address of Benjamin F. Butler; Proceedings in the Senate: Address, by Hon. William B. Washburn of Massachusetts; Resolutions; Address of Mr. Wadleigh of New Hampshire ; Letter of Alvah Crocker, 1844, to the Hon. George Evans, Chairman of the Committee of Finance of the Senate, on the subject of remitting the duty on railway iron ; Report as commissioner on the Hoosac Tunnel, 1868 ; Speech on Inland Navigation.
Responsibility: by William Bond Wheelwright.

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