This volume offers a selection of texts drawn from the archives on the subject of corporate governance in England and America covering the period 1881–1889. It focuses on the mechanisms that stakeholders use to ensure that their investments are properly used.
1. Franklin B. Gowen, Mr Gowen’s Defence. Speeches of Mr Franklin B. Gowen and Others Concerning the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company (1881) 2. Luther S. Kauffman, Kauffman’s Manual for Stock Companies (1882) 3. Henry Wood, The Long-Suffering Shareholder (1889)