LEGISLATIVE AND DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE BANK OF THE UNITED STATES INCLUDING THE ORIGINAL BANK OF NORTH AMERICA
Item #: 60880
Pages: vi, 808 pp.
Published: Washington; Gales and Seaton; 1832. Reprinted in 2007.
Subjects: BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, INVESTMENTS, LEGISLATIVE HISTORY
Provides timeline and historical account of the creation ofthe first U.S. National Bank through proceedings in Congressin granting the first charter in 1791. The work includesrelative reports of committees and public officers and textsof debates and speeches. "The Editors present to the publicthe following pages, with the hope that they may impartuseful knowledge in regard to the past legislation ofCongress...It has been their design to collect and embody,in as brief compass as possible, the entire proceedings,Debates, and resolutions of Congress, upon the various billsand projects for a National Bank, which, at any time duringthe existence of a Federal Government, have brought forwardor discussed." - Preface
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