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The Great Sweepstakes of 1877 : a true story of southern grit, gilded age tycoons, and a race that galvanized the nation / Mark Shrager.

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Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo 798.4 SHR (Text) 30090000713185 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781493018888
  • ISBN: 1493018884
  • Physical Description: viii, 326 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "In 1877 the members of the US Senate postponed all business for the day so that they might attend a horse race. This iconic, polarizing post-Civil War event is at the center of this book."-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Horse racing > Maryland > History > 19th century.
Pimlico Race Course (Baltimore, Md.)
United States. Congress. Senate > History > 19th century.

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