Excerpt: ...the country was in the throes of the worst and most widespread financial panic it has ever seen. The distress was fairly appalling both in its intensity and in its universal distribution. All the banks stopped payment, and bankruptcy was universal. Bank paper depreciated with frightful rapidity, especially in the West; specie increased ...Read MoreExcerpt: ...the country was in the throes of the worst and most widespread financial panic it has ever seen. The distress was fairly appalling both in its intensity and in its universal distribution. All the banks stopped payment, and bankruptcy was universal. Bank paper depreciated with frightful rapidity, especially in the West; specie increased in value so that all the coin in the country, down to the lowest denomination, was almost immediately taken out of circulation, being either hoarded, or gathered for shipment abroad as bullion. For small change every kind of device was made use of,Read Less
Very Good-; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles and decoration, rubbed, slight discoloration on front board; front hinge cracked, but easily repairable; scant penciled marginalia; index. Roosevelt may have prepared this work for the American Statesmen Series.; American Statesmen, Edited by John T. Morse, Jr. Series; 12mo 7"-7Ω " tall; 372 pages.
Very Good in None jacket. Hardcover. 470 pages. Green cloth cover, cloth faded on spine. Some wear to corners and edges. Pages untrimmed on fore edge, top edge gilt. Inside is bright and clean. A nice copy. Volume VII in The Works of Theodore Roosevelt.
New. This item is printed on demand. The biography of Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858)-orator, statesman, author and political figure, by President Theodore Roosevelt. This title is cited and recommended by Books for College Libraries; Catalogue of the Lamont.
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