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The three Americas railway : an international and intercontinental enterprise, outlined in numerous formal disquisitions and five elaborate essays ; all strongly advocating free and fast and full and friendly intercommunication between the sixteen adjunctive and concordant republics of the new world

Author: Hinton Rowan HelperF F HilderFrederick Anthony BeelenWilliam Wharton ArcherFrank De Yeaux CarpenterAll authors
Publisher: Saint Louis : W.S. Bryan, 1881.
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Helper, Hinton Rowan, 1829-1909.
Three Americas railway.
Saint Louis, W.S. Bryan; New York, C.T. Dillingham; [etc., etc.] 1881
(OCoLC)566166912
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hinton Rowan Helper; F F Hilder; Frederick Anthony Beelen; William Wharton Archer; Frank De Yeaux Carpenter; Francis Augustus Deekens
OCLC Number: 1161046
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 473 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: First essay : An effort advocating the unification and promotion of all new world systems and interests, by means of a longitudinal double-track steel railway through North and Central and South America, on the bases of Hinton Rowan Helper's propositions for the accomplishment of the supremely important international work thus contemplated / by Frank Frederick Hilder --
Second prize essay (in epistolary form) : Deliberations and affirmations respecting the proposed three Americas railway, in response to Mr. Helper's special overtures and promptings on the subject / by Frederick Anthony Beelen --
Third prize essay : A modicum of facts, arguments and suggestions in support of Mr. Helper's scheme for the construction of a three Americas longitudinal double-track steel railway / by William Wharton Archer --
Substitution of an essay for a poem : Mr. Deekens to Mr. Helper ; Mr. Helper to Mr. Deekens --
Fourth prize essay (substituted for the second prize poem) : Observations on the prospective advantages of a grand longitudinal midland double-track steel railway, as projected by Hinton Rowan Helper, of St. Louis. Missouri / by Francis Augustus Deekens --
From zone to zone : a first-prize poem, on the three America railway, projected by Hinton Rowan Helper, of St. Louis. Missouri / by Frank De Yeaux Carpenter --
Statistics of Spanish America --
Brazil's perfidious forfeiture of friendly regard --
Commercial views officially expressed --
Eighteen additional papers from the projector --
Thirty miscellaneous communications to the projector.
Responsibility: by various earnest and confident supporters of the scheme ; among whom are Hinton Rowan Helper, Frank Frederick Hilder, Frederick Anthony Beelen, William Wharton Archer, Frank De Yeaux Carpenter, Francis Augustus Deekens.

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