[FINANCE] The Public Debt and the Public Credit of the United States, 1864
The Public Debt and the Public Credit of the United States. New York: Wynkoop, Hallenbeck & Thomas. 1864. 12mo , 24pp. Original printed wrappers. Signed on rear wrapper in ink, "Hon. Alexr Ramsey / Senator/ Washington, DC." Ramsey was then a first year Senator from the new State of Minnesota. Near Fine.
A history of the public debt, emphasizing the successful efforts to extinguish it after the Revolution and the War of 1812. Much examination ensues of Alexander Hamilton's report on the public credit.
First Edition. Bartlett 3976. Sabin 66512. 474 NUC 0631499