San Francisco. H. S. Crocker. 1889.
Stapled booklet, 70pp, 9 x 6 inches, loose in paper wraps. Paper wraps somewhat soiled; breaks in paper comprising spine. Erased pencil notes on rear cover; blind stamp of County Court on front cover. Staples, although broken between pp 48 and 49 splitting the booklet in two, still hold it together; however, oxidization has resulted in dark stains where the staples are affixed. Contents in good condition. A booklet outlining the benefits bestowed by the Central Pacific Railroad on the government of the United States. A preface to the booklet is signed by Leland Stanford, President of the Central Pacific. A chart graphically depicts the Savings to Government in Transportation Charges. Topics include discussions of Capital Stock and Dividends; Cost of Indian Wars; Commerce of Asia and Suez Canal Competition, etc. Although available as a print on demand, this is the genuine article. Item #47446