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The Resource Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America, Brian McGinty

Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America, Brian McGinty

Label
Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America
Title
Lincoln's greatest case
Title remainder
the river, the bridge, and the making of America
Statement of responsibility
Brian McGinty
Title variation
  • river, the bridge, and the making of America
  • Lincolns greatest case
Title variation remainder
the river, the bridge, and the making of America
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the case of the steamboat Effie Afton, which barreled into a pillar of the Rock Island Bridge in May of 1856, and the role of trial lawyer Abraham Lincoln
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10395925
Cataloging source
DLC
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McGinty, Brian
Dewey number
346.7303/22
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
KF223.H856
LC item number
M34 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurd, John
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Chicago and Rock Island Railroad Company
  • Trials
  • Shipwrecks
  • Railroad bridges
  • Railroad accidents
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the river, the bridge, and the making of America
Label
Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America, Brian McGinty
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still images
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A great highway of nature -- No other improvement -- His peculiar ambition -- The first bridge over the first river -- A collision of interests -- The suit is filed -- Preparing the ground -- A very serious obstruction -- A chorus of protests -- The bridge itself on the stand -- A virtual triumph -- The bridge stands -- The great and durable question -- History's verdict
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780871407849
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014036938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880566249
  • (OCoLC)ocn880566249
  • 443947
Label
Lincoln's greatest case : the river, the bridge, and the making of America, Brian McGinty
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still images
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A great highway of nature -- No other improvement -- His peculiar ambition -- The first bridge over the first river -- A collision of interests -- The suit is filed -- Preparing the ground -- A very serious obstruction -- A chorus of protests -- The bridge itself on the stand -- A virtual triumph -- The bridge stands -- The great and durable question -- History's verdict
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780871407849
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014036938
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, photographs
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880566249
  • (OCoLC)ocn880566249
  • 443947

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