Reply to the Argument of the Hon. John N. Purviance, before the Committee of the Senate, on the subject of the Bank of Pennsylvania, by Garrick Mallery

Harrisburg: Pennsylvania General Assembly, 1858. Paperback. 20 p.; 22 cm. Disbound from a volume of unrelated 19th-century pamphlets. "6" in ink at upper right-hand corner of title page. No date of publication. Information in the publication goes up to 1858. Lawyer and judge Garrick Mallery (1784-1866) served in the Pennsylvania legislature from 1827 to 1830 and was chairman of the Committee of Ways and Means when the Bank of Pennsylvania was rechartered in 1830. He was the father of Garrick Mallery (1831-1894), an ethnologist who specialized in Native American sign language. This publication relating to the demise of the Bank of Pennsylvania during the financial panic of 1857-1858 is very scarce. In Very Good- Condition: disbound; last leaf is detached but present; foxing, heavy on pp. 19-20; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good -. Item #005088

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