Cooper, Thomas [1759-1839]. The Bankrupt Law of America, Compared with The Bankrupt Law of England. Philadelphia: John Thompson, 1801. Reprint. Littleton, Colo.: F.B. Rothman, 1992. xix, 399, xciv, xxxii pp. Hardcover. New. Publisher's Price USD 85. Special $20. * The second treatise on American bankruptcy laws. Includes an appendix of precedents, and an addenda summarizing the bankruptcy laws of Spain and France as of 1801. Partially written during Cooper's six month prison term for his objection to the Sedition Law. Cooper was an attorney, chemistry professor and influential political pamphleteer who favored nullification, and was, according to the Dictionary of American Biography, "one of the first to sow the seeds of secession" (II:415).
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