Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Two-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated April 1, 1861, acknowledging receipt of Spooner's "New System" [A New System of Paper Currency] and discussing the "making of banks."
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Fair. Discoloration throughout. Information written in ink and pencil throughout. This catalogue has been washed and deacidified and rebound in an acid-free sleeve. Full measurements: 20.6 cm (H) x 14.2 cm (W).