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A LETTER TO WILLIAM H. CRAWFORD, ESQUIRE, SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF BANKRUPTCY by  John B.] [Davis - 1821 - from David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC and Biblio.com

A LETTER TO WILLIAM H. CRAWFORD, ESQUIRE, SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF BANKRUPTCY

by [Davis, John B.]

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Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1821. Disbound. 41, [1blank] pp. Scattered spotting. Good+. Signed at top margin, 'Hon. Rheuben H. Walworth M.C. Washington.' Walworth was a New York Congressman at this time. A Massachusetts Whig closely allied with John Quincy Adams, Davis urges Congress to exercise its express constitutional power to enact a uniform bankruptcy law. Emphasizing the risks of commerce that well-meaning individuals must incur, Davis urges that those who fail be given the opportunity for a fresh start. FIRST EDITION. BEAL 2484.
  • Bookseller: David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27311
  • Title: A LETTER TO WILLIAM H. CRAWFORD, ESQUIRE, SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY OF THE UNITED STATES, ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF BANKRUPTCY
  • Author: [Davis, John B.]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Wells and Lilly
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1821
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