The Investment Boom In British-Texan Cattle Companies 1880–1885

@article{Graham1960TheIB,
  title={The Investment Boom In British-Texan Cattle Companies 1880–1885},
  author={Richard J. Graham},
  journal={Business History Review},
  year={1960},
  volume={34},
  pages={421 - 445}
}
  • R. Graham
  • Published 1 December 1960
  • Economics
  • Business History Review
Like most speculative extravaganzas, the Western cattle boom was compounded out of a bona fide opportunity, exaggeration, gullibility, inadequate communications, dishonesty, and incompetence. There were some solid residual benefits, representing, in effect, an involuntary gift by British investors to their American cousins. 
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