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In Holland, the Dutch government resigns over railway building policy

Holland, Belgium, and Luxembourg, 1857, zoomable map
02/16/1860
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)
Source Citation: 
Cornelius Fasseur and R.E. Elson, The Politics of Colonial Exploitation: Java, the Dutch, and the Cultivation System (New York, SEAP Publications, 1992), 207.

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