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Narragansett, (Writer); Office of the Providence Daily Post,
|Notes:||Comparing corrupt practices of various New York railroads with those of the Boston and Providence and the Stonington roads [i.e., New York, Providence and Boston Railroad Company], especially in their issuing free tickets to win the favor and influence of Rhode Island legislators. "A million of dollars thus yearly distributed by these powerful corporations, to obtain more power! And this merely by the roads leading into one city."
For another broadside concerning distribution of free tickets by officials of the Stonington Railroad as a means of influencing Rhode Island elections, cf. Justice (Writer). Railroad electioneering, 1854.
Text in three columns; printed area measures 22.9 x 17.4 cm.
|Description:||1 sheet ( p.) ; 29 x 22 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Providence daily post.|
- New York, Providence and Boston Railroad Company.
- Stonington Railroad.
- Hudson River Railroad.
- Rhode Island. -- General Assembly.
- New York (State). -- Legislature.
- New York (N.Y.). -- Common Council.
- Political corruption -- Rhode Island.
- Political corruption -- New York (State)
- Railroad companies -- Corrupt practices -- Rhode Island.
- Railroad companies -- Corrupt practices -- New York (State)
- Railroads and state -- Rhode Island.
- Railroads and state -- New York (State)
- Rhode Island -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.
- New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.