Research

Corporate Governance in the 19th Century: Evidence from the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company

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Published

Accounting Historians Journal , December 2009

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http://www.aahhq.org

Abstract

Use of a stockholder review committee by the C&O shareholders shows how the stockholders used this committee to supplement corporate governance structure. The structure is also reviewed from the structure espoused by Hart in 1995.

Gary Previts