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Harriman vs. HillWall Street's Great Railroad War$
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Larry Haeg

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816683642

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.001.0001

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“Peacemakers” Arming for Combat

“Peacemakers” Arming for Combat

Chapter:
(p.97) 5 “Peacemakers” Arming for Combat
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Harriman vs. Hill
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Larry Haeg

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816683642.003.0006

Harriman-Schiff-Stillman-Rockefeller plot to seize control of the Northern Pacific, which Hill-Morgan control and in which they would house the Burlington (which threatens Harriman’s Union Pacific traffic in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska); Harriman-Schiff confront Hill and threaten him with “you will have to take the consequences”; Hill departs for Saint Paul-Seattle tour of Great Northern with investors.

Keywords:   Railroads, Wall Street, Free enterprise, JP Morgan, Theodore Roosevelt, Sherman Act, Anti-trust, Competition versus combination, James J Hill, Edward Harriman

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