Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting Information, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate, in Relation to the Banks which have recently suspended Specie Payments, &c. [Panic of 1837]

Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting Information, in Compliance with a Resolution of the Senate, in Relation to the Banks which have recently suspended Specie Payments, &c. [Panic of 1837]

Washington, D.C. United States Treasury, 1840. Paperback. Blair & Rives, printers. 72 p.; 23 cm. Disbound and lacking original wrapper. An executive document from the 26th Congress, 1st session, this is the official report from the United States Treasury sent by President Martin Van Buren to the U.S. Senate regarding the Panic of 1837, a five-year depression begun when banks began refusing to pay out gold and silver coinage. Includes a list of all the banks existing in the United States in 1839, noting the many that had suspended payment and the few that had resumed it. In Very Good Condition: disbound but solid; light foxing throughout; otherwise clean. Very Good. Item #001641

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