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" There is no other country in the world where an equal amount of labor produces an equal bulk of freight for railroad transportation. One reason is, that the great mass of our products is of a coarse, bulky character, of very low comparative value, and... "
Philosophy of railroads, published by order of the directors of the St ... - Page 40
by Thomas C. Keefer, St. Lawrence and Ottawa grand junction railway company - 1853 - 47 pages
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COMMUNICATION FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY,

1853
...value of lands depends upon their capacity to yield a very large surplus -for transportation. There is no other country in the world where an equal amount...products of the soil and forest. We manufacture very few high-priced goods, labor being more profitably employed upon what are at present more appropriate objects...
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Selections from the Economic History of the United States, 1765-1860: With ...

Guy Stevens Callender - United States - 1909 - 819 pages
...effected, that the former are completely lost sight of in the magnitude of the latter. . . . There is no other country in the world where an equal amount...products of the soil and forest. We manufacture very few high-priced goods, labor being more profitably employed upon what are at present more appropriate objects...
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