My Own Times; Embracing Also The History Of My Life

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJohn Reynolds

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1855 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER CI. Measures in Congress in iS31-35--The Bank of the United Slates---The French Spoliations--The Viva Voce Reiolu' Hon of tin, Aulhor--Northern Boundary of Illinois--Hon. T. Burgts. President Jackson hj lhs first annual message, in January, 1S29, brought before the nation the subject of the United States Bank, and recommended some substitute for it, as a deposit for the public money. This message brought the subject of the bank before the people, and the rancor and discussion were kept up until the bank ceased to exist in, the year 1836. When I entered Congress this was one of the main subjects of discussion, and I gave my vote uniformly with the Democratit pariy againit the tank. A report from a bank committee: was made to this Congress, which gave rise to great warmth of feelings and much bitter discussions. The President, although he was extrembly popular, was compelled to use the State banks to aid in the downfall of the United StaUs Bank. The State banks selected for the deposit of the pubtic money were called the "Pet Banks," in derision. This warfare was kept up in Congress until the bank ceased to exist ly its charter, and a new charter was not granted. Jackson, in his message of 1833, says: ' It being established, by unquestionable proof, that th Bank of the United States has teen converted into a perm«.r bent electioneering machine, it appears to me that the path of duty which the Executive Department of the Government should pursue is not difficult." In the forepart of 1833, a great combination of talent and influence was formed against Jackson and the Democratic party, headed ly Clay, Webster, and Calhoun. Under their banner were arranged in the Senate, Bibb, Clayton, Chambers, Euing, Freelinghuysen, Leigh, Mangum, Poindexter, Porte...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1855 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER CI. Measures in Congress in iS31-35--The Bank of the United Slates---The French Spoliations--The Viva Voce Reiolu' Hon o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.37 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217240410

ISBN - 13:9780217240413

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