Bolles, Albert Sidney, 1846-1939 (author), Rand, Avery & Co. (printer)
From title page: 'Industrial History of the United States, from the earliest settlements to the present time: a complete survey of American Industries, embracing Agriculture and Horticulture; Including the Cultivation of Cotton, Tobacco, Wheat; The Raising of Horses, Neat-Cattle, Etc.; All the Important Manufactures, Shipping and Fisheries, Railroads, Mines and Mining, and Oil; Also a History of the Coal-Miners and the Molly Maguires; Banks; Insurance, and Commerce; Trade-Unions, Strikes, and Eight-Hour Movement together with a description of Canadian Industries. In seven books, copiously illustrated with about three hundred engravings by the most eminent artists.'
Gowen, Franklin B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1836-1889 (speaker), Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company (associated name), Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. (associated name), Murphy, D.F. (court reporter)
From cover: 'Argument of Franklin B. Gowen, Esq. before the joint committee of the legislature of Pennsylvania, appointed to inquire into the affair of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron Company an the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company. At Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 29th and 30th, 1875, on behalf of said company. Specially reported by D. F. Murphy.'
United States. War Department (originator), Belknap, William W. (William Worth), 1829-1890 (author)
Letter from the Secretary of War, relative to an appropriation for the purchase of a limited number of Gatling guns for the use of the Army. Contains also letters from Ordnance Office, Office of Board of Engineers for Fortifications, and Gatling Gun Co.