Caption: "Johnny Morgan Plays the Organ"

Source/Date: Daily Graphic, January 13, 1879

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Creator: Unknown

Remarks: This is typical of many nineteenth century cartoons; the (New York?) legislature is simply a group of puppets controlled by a machine run by Vanderbilt who owns the railroads and telegraph.

Keywords: Political influence; Lake Shore Railroad; Michigan Central Railroad; New York Central Railroad; Harlem Railroad; Canada Southern Railroad; Telegraph