Charles Francis Adams, Jr.

Charles Francis Adams Jr. (1835–1915) was a Massachusetts railroad commissioner and president of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1884 to 1890.

Chapters of Erie
Henry Adams, Charles Francis Adams
Chapters of Erie is a classic account of ruthless business practices in nineteenth-century America—in particular, Jay Gould and James Fisk's successful effort to gain control of the Erie Railroad in 1868 and subsequent attempt to corner the American gold market, which resulted in the "Black Friday" panic of September 24...





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