Item #609052 Strangling of the Alaska Railroad. John E. Ballaine.
Strangling of the Alaska Railroad

Strangling of the Alaska Railroad

np, [1923]. First Edition. Wraps. Used - Very Good. Item #609052

44pp., including printed wraps. A narrative of connected events and secret manipulations extending over a period of twenty years, three Cabinet Officers, a United States Senetor, two Governors, and others in high stations take part in organized undertaking to transfer Alaska’s resources for private exploitation. Other tittles: 'Developments suppressed - millions wasted, victim of intrigue centering in New York, confidential contracts in evidence; a narrative of connected events and secret manipulation extending over a period of twenty years ... the simple remedy, a constructive program of developments honestly applied…” WICKERSHAM 5464, SMITH 476 // A Scarce publication documenting the scandal behind the building of the Alaskan railroad, and the Harding trip to Alaska in 1923.

Price: $250.00

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