1 edition of life of James Fisk, jr., including the great frauds of the Tammany ring. found in the catalog.
life of James Fisk, jr., including the great frauds of the Tammany ring.
Published also anonymously under title: James Fisk, jr. ... Philadelphia, Chicago [etc.] W. Flint, 1872.
|Statement||With brilliant pen pictures in the lights and shadows of New York life ...|
|LC Classifications||CT275.F565 J5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||512 p. incl. front.,|
|Number of Pages||512|
|LC Control Number||16025594|
The panic results from the efforts of two railroad entrepreneurs, Jay Gould and James Fisk, Jr., to corner the gold market. Gould and Fisk, along with President Grant's brother-in-law, frame their argument by claiming that if the government refrains from selling gold, . The life of Col. James Fisk, jr. of Miss Helen Josephine Mansfield of Edward L. Stokes and Hon. Wm. M. Tweed with a sketch of the grand duke Alexis, of Russia Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library Rights/Permissions: Where applicable, subject to .
1 print: wood engraving ; x cm (sheet) | Illustration shows William "Boss" Tweed and members of his ring, Peter B. Sweeny, Richard B. Connolly (stumbling over the curb), A. Oakey Hall, Tom Fields, James H. Ingersoll, and James Fisk, Jr. joining a crowd in pursuit of a thief, each thinking (and looking like) they are the object of the hue and cry. X The Life of James Fisk, Jr. Including the Great Frauds of the Tammany Ring with Brilliant Pen Pictures in the Lights and Shadows of New York L, Willoughby Jones Flatiron Classics - Easy Rock Climbs Above Boulder, Gerry Roach.
The Black Friday, Septem , gold panic was caused by the efforts of two speculators, Jay Gould and his partner James Fisk, (AKA The Gold Ring) to corner the gold market on the New York Gold scandal took place during the Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant whose policy was to sell Treasury gold at weekly intervals to pay off the national debt, stabilize the dollar, and boost. Find A Grave contributor M M [No. ] wrote [9 Feb ]: Clamana Fisk () was James' first wife and mother of his older children who were born about , , and Marynette Eaton Fisk was James' second wife and mother of his younger children including Clamana Fisk Carroll Hazen ().
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book : Willoughby. Jones. New listing Civil War CDV 9th New York Colonel James Fisk Infamous 's Robber Baron Photo. C $ or Best Offer +C $ shipping. The Black Friday gold panic of Septem was caused by a conspiracy between two investors, Jay Gould and his partner James Fisk, and Abel Corbin, a small time speculator who had married Virginia (Jennie) Grant, the younger sister of President formed the Gold Ring to corner the gold market and force up the price of that metal on the New York Gold Exchange.
Early life. Mansfield was a descendant of many colonial families of Massachusetts, most notably John Alden, and was a distant cousin of Frank Gannett. She was born in on Kingston Street in Boston, Massachusetts, the first and only child of Sarah H.
Gannett Mansfield and Joseph Mansfield, who had both been employed at the Boston Josie Mansfield was about three months old. James Fisk, flamboyant American financier, known as the “Barnum of Wall Street,” who joined Jay Gould in securities manipulations and railroad raiding.
Fisk worked successively as a circus hand, waiter, peddler, dry-goods salesman, stockbroker, and corporate official. In he formed Fisk and. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Europe, Americas, World, Military, Asia, Historical Study & Educational Resources & more at everyday low prices.
The names Jay Gould and James Fisk Jr. are linked in American business history in the age of “robber barons.”” Together, they controlled the Erie Railroad, were part of the Tammany Hall set, and wrangled with J.P.
Morgan over the Albany & Susquehanna Railroad. James Fisk, born April 1, in Pownal, early work history is quite colorful and includes a stint in the circus. The Life of James Fisk, Jr., The Story of his Youth and Manhood, with full accounts of all the schemes and enterprises in which he was engaged, including the Great Frauds of the Tammany Ring.
Biographical Sketches of Railroad Magnates and Great Financiers, with brilliant pen pictures in the Lights and Shadows of New York Rating: % positive. Great Frauds of the Tammany Ring; Lights and Shadows of New York Life Josie Mansfield the Siren; And Edward S Stokes the Assassin(), Boston and Albany(), Sherlock Jones the Willoughby Bank Robbery(), The Life of James Fisk, Jr., the Story of His Youth and Manhood, with Full Accounts of All the Schemes and.
James Fisk, Jr. (April 1, – January 6, ) – known variously as "Big Jim," "Diamond Jim," and "Jubilee Jim" – was an American stock broker and corporate executive who has been referred to as one of the "robber barons" of the Gilded Age. Jim Fisk (April 1, –Jan. 7, ) was a businessman who became nationally famous for unethical business practices on Wall Street in the late became a partner of the notorious robber baron Jay Gould in the Erie Railroad War of –, and he and Gould caused a financial panic with their scheme to corner the gold market in Illustrations from the book Life, Adventures, Strange Career and Assassination of Col.
James Fisk, Jr. provide a good graphic presentation of events surrounding the murder of Jim Fisk. Further Reading on James Fisk. Popular biographies of Fisk are Robert H. Fuller, Jubilee Jim: The Life of Colonel James Fisk, Jr. (), and W.
Swanberg, Jim Fisk: The Career of an Improbable Rascal (). Charles F. Adams, Jr., and Henry Adams tell the story of the "Erie war" in Chapters of Erie and Other Essays ().
They look over the volumes - ''Life of James Fisk Jr. and Expose of the Tammany Ring With Brilliant Pen Pictures of New York Life''; a ''Life of Aaron Burr,'' with fragrant red leather binding.One biographer of Fisk wrote quite innocently: “Jay Gould and Fisk took William M. Tweed into their [Erie] board, and the State Legislature, Tammany Hall and the Erie 'Ring’ were fused in interest and have contrived to serve each other faithfully.” 18 Once Tweed complained that a friend “had gone back on him,” and when asked in return.Search result for james-l-fisk: The Life of Col.
James Fisk, Jr(), Edwin Adams, Julius C. Morse, George C. Fisk, James F. Ray and Mary M. Clark.