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The Vanderbilts and their fortunes.

Author: Edwin P Hoyt
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Picture of an affluent era when the family amassed a fabulous fortune through domination of the shipping world and absolute control of railroads.
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Hoyt, Edwin Palmer.
Vanderbilts and their fortunes.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1962
(OCoLC)600207956
Named Person: Vanderbilt family.; Vanderbilt family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin P Hoyt
OCLC Number: 327274
Description: 434 pages 25 cm
Contents: The Vanderbilts --
Phebe Hand --
New York, 1787 --
Cornell --
The fortune --
Periauger days --
Bellona --
The commodore --
Rate cutting and rampage --
The north star --
Railroad empire --
New York central --
Fast horses and fast women --
The last days of a mogul --
Death of the commodore --
The great will fight --
The public be damned --
The triumph of Willie K. --
The richest man in the world --
Enter the yachtsman --
Enter the duchess --
The man with the iron will --
The unpleasantness --
The schism deepens --
Tragedy on the high seas --
The general and the gentleman --
The last triumvirate --
Triumph of death and taxes --
The end of the line --
The summing up.
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Picture of an affluent era when the family amassed a fabulous fortune through domination of the shipping world and absolute control of railroads.

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