Robert Thayer

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John Demos is a professor of history at Yale University and the author most recently of The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story From Early America . Robert Thayer owns an antiques business in Sheffield, Massachusetts, specializing in the art and artifacts of the early Republic.

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October 1998

. . . and the birth of the railroad revolution in America. A mystery solved.