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The power of the purse; a history of American public finance, 1776-1790.

Author: E James Ferguson
Publisher: Chapel Hill, Published for the Institute of Early American History and culture at Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press [1961]
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ferguson, E. James (Elmer James), 1917-2002.
Power of the purse.
Chapel Hill, Published for the Institute of Early American History and culture at Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press [1961]
(OCoLC)573613329
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E James Ferguson
OCLC Number: 252483
Description: 358 pages 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The Revolution. Currency finance ; Square dollars ; Return to the states ; Mass expropriation ; Business, government, and Congressional investigation --
pt. II. Nationalist ascendancy, 1781-1783. Counterrevolution in finance ; Reign of the financier ; The aristocracy suppressed --
pt. III. Postwar era. Settlement of individual accounts ; Settlement of state accounts ; The economics of disunion ; Speculation in the public debt --
pt. IV. National public finance. Funding : the people and the creditors ; Assumption : the compromise of 1790 ; The threads tied.

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