“ An Act In Addition To The ‘act To Prohibit The Circulation Of Small Bills”
Printed Document. One page, 6” x 91/4”. No place. No date [mid-1830s]. The document concerns “ AN ACT IN ADDITION TO THE ‘ACT TO PROHIBIT THE CIRCULATION OF SMALL BILLS” It reads, in part: “ … it shall be lawful for the different Banks in this State to receive any Bill of the denomination of one or two dollars issued by a Bank in any other State. But Banks shall not pay or circulate the same …” This document is most likely from either New York or Connecticut. Enacted during the mid-1830s, this document offers an interesting snapshot of the precarious American financial situation in the period just prior to the Panic of 1837. Wrinkling. Paper loss at edges. Stain from paper clip. Some faded pencil notation in margins. Overall Very Good.
Printed Invitation to “National Peace Reunion,” bearing an image of two men shaking hands at top left. Three pages, 5 ½” x 8 ½”. Louisville Ky. August 12th, 1872. Report of the committee within. Verso bears an ornate vignette of ferryboats and locomotives entitled, “Bridge over the Falls of the Ohio, Filled by Nature Bridge by Art.” Invitation is accompanied by two 5 ½” x 8 ½” invitations: an illustrated advertisement for the “National Industrial Exposition” and a print only advertisement for “The Fifteenth Annual Fair of the Louisville and Jefferson Co. Association.” Some staining, paper loss and wear. else Good.