Caption: Milking the Erie Cow

Source/Date: Harper's Weekly, December 11, 1869

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Creator: Unknown

Remarks: The Erie cow, whose tail consists of the stockolders, is being held in place by injunctions and Judge Bernard, and is being milked by Jim Fisk and Jay Gould. The whole complicated story is in Charles Francis Adams, Chapters of Erie.

Keywords: Fisk, Jim; Gould, Jay; Financial markets; Political influence