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Railroad reform, from the Providence daily post, September 5th, 1854. : the New York daily tribune of the 5th inst. contains an article entitled "The Dead head system," making some startling disclosures in regard to the use of free tickets by the railroad corporations of that state for bribing the members of the Legislature and City Council. ...

Author: Narragansett, (Writer)
Publisher: [Providence] : [Printed at the Office of the Providence Daily Post?], [1854]
Series: Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1 ;, no. 8953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Broadsides
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Narragansett, (Writer)
OCLC Number: 437933415
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."
Signed: Narragansett.
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 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages))
Series Title: Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1 ;, no. 8953.
Other Titles: Providence daily post.

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