By Marvin Shepherd
The writer vividly info the method for buying the redwood timberlands and the attitudes of the entrymen in addition to the lumbermen that prevailed in that pioneering period. He addresses the land legislation, insufficient investment of the govt land place of work and the constrained oversight that was once supplied whereas passing govt lands into deepest fingers. He additionally describes the tried bribery of 2 govt investigators and the intimidation of a few of the entrymen once they agreed to develop into govt witnesses.
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A Scottish Syndicate in the Redwoods: Monopoly and Fraud in the California Redwoods, 1882-1892 by Marvin Shepherd