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

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

Label
Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America
Title
Lincoln's greatest case
Title remainder
the river, the bridge, and the making of America
Statement of responsibility
Brian McGinty
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The untold story of how one sensational trial propelled a self-taught lawyer and a future president into the national spotlight
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGinty, Brian
Dewey number
346.7303/22
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
KF223.H856
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Hurd, John
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Effie Afton (Steamboat)
  • Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company
  • Trials
  • Shipwrecks
  • Railroad bridges
  • Liability for railroad accidents
Label
Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America, Brian McGinty
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 protests -- The bridge itself on the stand -- A virtual triumph -- The bridge stands -- The great and durable question -- History's verdict
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871407849
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014036938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Label
Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America, Brian McGinty
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 protests -- The bridge itself on the stand -- A virtual triumph -- The bridge stands -- The great and durable question -- History's verdict
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871407849
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014036938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits

Library Locations

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      22 Main St., Cooperstown, NY, 13326, US
      42.7002449 -74.922166
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