In Holland, the Dutch government resigns over railway building policy
The Dutch governing coalition of Jan-Jacob Rochussen and Peter Van Bosse resigned after the Dutch legislature narrowly rejected their plans to improve and expand the nation's railway system. F.A. van Hall was charged with forming a new government on February 22, 1860. (By John Osborne)
Cornelius Fasseur and R.E. Elson, The Politics of Colonial Exploitation: Java, the Dutch, and the Cultivation System (New York, SEAP Publications, 1992), 207.