Item #58123 The financial register of the United States. Vol. II nos. 1-6. Condy Raguet.

The financial register of the United States. Vol. II nos. 1-6

[Philadelphia: Wirtz & Tatem, July 4 - August 8, 1838]. 8vo (11½" x 7"), 6 issues, pp. 96 (consecutive); in sheets and unopened, light foxing, very good. With: The causes of the present crisis. Shown by an examiner [drop title]. [Philadelphia, 1837], 12mo, pp. 23, [1]; removed from binding, light foxing, first leaf almost loose, bottom of spine trimmed at an angle, occasionally touching text but sense remains clear. The last page is a prospectus for the Financial Register, citing the end of specie payments by major banks as the catalyst for its creation, and declaring itself a non-partisan vehicle for financial reports, abstracts, statistical information, and economic histories. The Financial Register ran from July 1837 to December 1838. Condy Rouget was a leading promoter of free trade, he edited several journals, including the Financial Register, and his On Currency and Banking (1839) was called "the best treatise on banking ever published in the country" by Samuel J. Tilden. Item #58123

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