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Thomas C. DeLeon, Four years in Rebel capitals: an inside view of life in the southern confederacy, from birth to death. 2 0 Browse Search
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Thomas C. DeLeon, Four years in Rebel capitals: an inside view of life in the southern confederacy, from birth to death., Chapter 31: the Chinese-Wall blockade, abroad and at home. (search)
ul investment to realize from fifteen hundred to two thousand per cent. on its first cost. Still, even this profit as against the average of loss-perhaps two cargoes out of five-together with the uncertain value of paper money, left the trade hazardous. Only great capital, ready to renew promptly every loss, could supply the demand-heretofore shown to have grown morbid, under lost faith in governmental credit. Hence sprung the great blockade-breaking corporations, like the Bee Company, Collie & Co., or Fraser, Trenholm & Co. With capital and credit unlimited; with branches at every point of purchase, reshipment and entry; with constantly growing orders from the departments-these giant concerns could control the market and make their own terms. Their growing power soon became quasi dictation to Government itself; the national power was filtered through these alien arteries; and the South became the victim-its Treasury the mere catspaw — of the selfsame system, which clear sigh