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In the last two decades of the 19th century, a considerable amount of British capitol was invested in companies organized to work in the Southern United States. However with few exceptions, the companies returned little or no profit to investors. This article examines some of these ventures, a majority of which had to do with mining, and the circumstances of their creation and ultimate failure.