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BULLETIN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

NO. 342

ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE SERIES, VOL. 6, No. 1, PP. 1-336

A CONGRESSIONAL HISTORY OF RAILWAYS IN THE

UNITED STATES, 1850-1887.

BY

LEWIS HENRY HANEY, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Political Economy,

The University of Michigan.

MADISON, WISCONSIN

JANUARY, 1910

CONTENTS

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7

sion of duties-Railway lobby-Discussion of measures -

New vs. Old States-Introduction of steel-Movement of

duties-Labor influence.

SUBSIDIES AND SURVEYS (see Pacific railways)

BOOK II-PACIFIC RAILWAYS

CHAPTER VI.-FINAL DEVELOPMENT AND PASSAGE OF THE PACIFIC

RAILWAY BILL: 1850-1862.....

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The Whitney bill: 1851-52-Growing prominence of the south-

ern route-Appropriation for survey: 1853–Various bills-

Bill passes senate: 1855-Inactivity-Renewed activity:

1858_Senate passes a bill-Final enactment: 1862__Amend-

atory act of 1864. Appendix: digest of act of 1862, and of

act of 1864.

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CHAPTFR XII.-SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS OF THE PACIFIC RAL-

WAY MOVEMENT.

Rise and fall of the Pacific railway movement-Purposes and

arguments Means_Charter provisions (tabulated)—Accom-
plishments-Critical estimate.

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