The Fiscal History of Texas, Embracing an Account of Its Revenues, Debts, and Currency, from the Commencement of the Revolution in 1834 to 1851-52, with Remarks on American Debts.

Philadelphia, (PA): Lippincott, Grambo, and Co., 1852. First edition. 8vo. xx, [17]-327 pp. 34-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Sabin 28071. Jenkins Basic Texas Books 77: "The standard account of the financial history of the Texas Revolution and of the Republic of Texas, this book is much more interesting reading than the title suggests, mixing humor, anecdotes, and historical sidelights with statistics, finance, and fiscal theory." Raines, p. 96. Larned 2858: "Condemns Texas severely for its alleged failure to keep faith with its creditors ... valuable for its collection and arrangement of facts, not only to students of Texas finance, but to those of the science in general." Old institutional stamp on title page, some browning and soiling to text, but a good serviceable copy. Rebound in navy cloth, leather spine label. (#5784). Item #58628

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