Sovereignty and an Empty Purse: Banks and Politics in the Civil War (Princeton Legacy Library, 706)

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A sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning Banks and Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War, this book by Bray Hammond focuses on how Washington struggled financially to settle the Civil War and how its measures spurred the growth of federal government.

Originally published in 1970.

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Bray Hammond (1886-1968) was Assistant Secretary of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1944 to 1950.

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