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Table of Contents

The Fight for Monopoly

In the Beginning

Battle of the Booklets, Part 1 - James Rumsey vs. John Fitch

Battle in the New York State Legislature

Battle In the Newspapers

Battle of the Booklets, Part 2 - William Duer vs. Cadwallader Colden

Battle in the Courts


The Golden Age of Steamboat Travel

Related Information

The Contenders


Last Updated: September 21, 2021