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Desultory reflections upon the ruinous consequences of a non-renewal of the charter of the Bank of the United States / By M. Carey.

Author/creator Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839
Other author/creatorButler, Pierce, 1744-1822.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionSecond edition.
Publication InfoPhiladelphia : Printed for the author by Fry and Kammerer, 1810.
Description23 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 22 cm
Supplemental Content Shaw-Shoemaker Digital Edition
Subject(s)
Series Early American imprints. Second series no. 19718. ^A575643
General notePreface to the second edition dated: Philadelphia, May 3, 1810.
General noteLast page blank.
General note"The following excellent essay, which appeared in the Philadelphia gazette, of the 23d April, embraces so many considerations which wholly escaped the writer of the Desultory reflections, and throw so much light on this very important subject, that it is thought advisable to annex it ... Appendix."--p. 17-23. Signed: P.B.
General noteThe essay was presumably written by Pierce Butler, former U.S. Senator from South Carolina, who was living in Philadelphia in 1810. Butler was among the speculators in the first Bank of the United States in 1791, and was three times director of its stockholders. Later he was twice appointed to the board of the second Bank of the United States. Cf. Bell, M. Major Butler's legacy, 1987, p. 87, 96.
References Shaw & Shoemaker 19718
Other formsMicroform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Reproduction noteElectronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 19718).

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