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Lincoln's greatest case: the river, the bridge, and the making of America/ Brian McGinty.

McGinty, Brian, (author.).

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Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 346.03.c McGinty, Brian (Text) 78294000258423 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631491474
  • Physical Description: 259 pages; : illustrations, map; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index and bibliographical refrences.
Formatted Contents Note:
A great highway of nature--No other improvement--His peculiar ambition--The first bridge over the first river--A collision of interests--The suit is filed--Preparing the ground--A very serious Obstruction--A chorus of protest--The bridge itself on the stand--A virtual triumph--The bridge stands--The great and durable Question--History's verdict.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Hurd, John (Steamboat owner)
Trials > Illinois > Chicago.
Effie Afton (Steamboat)
Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad Company (1948- )
Shipwrecks > Law and legislation > United States.
Railroad bridges > United States.
Liability for railroad accidents > United States.

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