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¦From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858

By: UNDERWOOD, Jay

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Railfare DC Books, Montreal, 2007, ISBN:1897190239:

Seller ID: 104928


UNDERWOOD, Jay. From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858. (Montreal) : Railfare DC Books, (2007). Pp (3),iv-vi,1-192. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers. "James Richardson Forman was born in 1822 at Halifax, and returned from Scotland in 1854 to oversee the construction of the Nova Scotia Railway, the first publicly owned railway in the British Empire. But did he become a victim of Nova Scotia’s venal politics? He had been appointed to his post at the request of Reformer J... View more info