Financial History Of The United States by Davis Rich DeweyFinancial History Of The United States by Davis Rich Dewey

Financial History Of The United States

byDavis Rich Dewey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...by the financial collapse of several of the State governments. Encouraged by the expansion of industry and commercial enterprise which was witnessed in this country during the first half of the century, many States, particularly 1 Letters and Times of the Tylers, vol. ii, pp. 132-133. hi Reference has already been made to some of the causes responsible for increased expenditures in the years 1837-1838, but in addition the higher level of " miscellaneous " expenditures requires some explanation: the area of territory to receive the enjoyment of civil administration was being rapidly extended on account of the settlements in the West; new courts were established, and the judiciary was treated with more generosity by an increase in salary; reductions in the tariff made it necessary to increase the compensation of certain officers as an offset for loss of fees; there was an active construction of light-houses, custom-houses, and branch mints; and new roads were opened to the territories. A comparison of receipts and expenditures is made in the following table in millions of dollars:--CHAPTER XI. TARIFF, INDEPENDENT TREASURY, AND STATE BANKS. 1846-1860. 106. References. Bibliographies: Bogart and Rawles, 41-42; Channing and Hart, 388-389. Tariff: Messages and Papers, IV, 403-406 (1845), 498-502, 647 (1846); v. 8385 (1850), 123-126 (1851); Finance Reports, V, 4-16 (1845); VIi 6-14 (1846), 138-142 (1847), 283-291 (1848), 345 (report on warehousing system); 1853-1854, pp. 9-11; 1854-1855, pp. 12-16; 1856-1857, pp. 1316; Benton's Abridgment, XV, 97-140, 565-631; Statutes, IX, 42 (1846), 55 (warehouse act, 1846); XI, 192; State Papers and Speeches on the Tariff (Taussig ed.), 214-251 (Walker's report); E. Young, Customs Tariff...
Title:Financial History Of The United StatesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1236282175

ISBN - 13:9781236282170

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