Argument of Franklin B. Gowen, Esq. before the Joint Committee of the Legislature of Pennsylvania, appointed to inquire into the affairs of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company and the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, at Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 29th and 30th, 1875, on behalf of said company. Specially reported by D.F. Murphy. Franklin B. Gowen.
Argument of Franklin B. Gowen, Esq. before the Joint Committee of the Legislature of Pennsylvania, appointed to inquire into the affairs of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company and the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, at Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 29th and 30th, 1875, on behalf of said company. Specially reported by D.F. Murphy.

Argument of Franklin B. Gowen, Esq. before the Joint Committee of the Legislature of Pennsylvania, appointed to inquire into the affairs of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company and the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, at Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 29th and 30th, 1875, on behalf of said company. Specially reported by D.F. Murphy.

Philadelphia: Press of Helfenstein, Lewis & Greene, 1875. 114p., wraps (rear wrap detached and chipped), two folded maps of coal fields.

This testimony was part of Gowen's campaign against the Molly Maguires, including a "list of outrages." Gowen, president of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, was the one who hired the Pinkertons and prosecuted the Mollies.

Cat.No: 5597

Price: $125.00