Caption: The Railroad Monopoly Question

Columbia to Jonathan-- "You will have to manage those horses yourself or have better control of your servants."

Source/Date: Daily Graphic, October 6, 1873

Ultimate Source(if different):

Creator: John Donaghy

Remarks: Jonathan was a widely employed symbol for the United States, like Uncle Sam. The "servant" who is allowing the iron horses to trample on the populace looks like Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Keywords: Monopoly; Political Influence; Government operation and ownership.