Proceedings of the National Convention of Business Men, which assembled at Philadelphia, on Tuesday, August 1, 1837

Philadelphia: printed by order of the Convention, 1837. First edition, 8vo, pp. 16; removed from binding and stapled; several small library stamps; good or better. The convention was called to order by Arnold Buffum, wealthy Quaker businessman, best known for his support of abolition. The convention related to the Panic of 1837 and adopted 12 resolutions relating to uniform backruptcy laws, an end to speculation, tariffs, etc. "The Committee of Publication are fully aware of the extended character these Proceedings would have assumed, were they to have given them in detail; they, therefore, have condensed them as far as practicable, without impairing the result of the deliberations and labours of the Convention." American Imprints 45745. Item #55446

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