Webster on Renewing the Charter of the Bank of the United States Webster, Daniel [1782-1852]. Mr. Webster's Speeches in the Senate, Upon the Question of Renewing the Charter of the Bank of the United States. Washington, DC: Printed by Gales and Seaton, 1832. 16 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in self wrappers, untrimmed edges. Faint horizontal creases through center, negligible light soiling. $50. * Only edition. Whether or not to renew the charter of the Bank of the United States was one of the key political issues of 1832. Jackson opposed the bank, which was seen as a tool of Eastern elite moneyed interests. Webster wanted the charter renewed. Jackson prevailed and the bank lost its charter (It was reorganized as a private bank in 1836.).
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