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Frederick Billings: A Life


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The nineteenth century was the golden age of enterprise in the United States. A small group of rich and powerful men changed the way we do business, and forever altered the American landscape by criss-crossing the country with railway lines. Although less well known than the great robber barons, Fredrick Billings was one of the extraordinary men of his era, combining a shrewd business sense with a love of nature. Born in Vermont in 1823, Billings was one of the early Forty-Niners, making his fortune during the gold rush, ...

Frederick Billings: A Life 1998, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520214972

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Frederick Billings: A Life 1991, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195068146