Stone Collection: Volume 8 - Item 7
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7. Robert Mayo, A Chapter of Sketches on Finance; with an Appendix, Showing the Train of Insidious Causes by which the Removal of the Deposits was Effected; Being Detached from a Book New in Preparation for the Press, Entitled Sketches of Eight Years in Washington (Washington, DC: Franck Taylor, 1837). (115 p.)
Ardent Criticism of presidential power, especially as consolidated during Andrew Jackson’s administration. Jackson’s successful attempt to block the re-chartering of the Second United States Bank is criticized in particular.