The Early History of Banking in Iowa

By: Fred D. Merritt

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FIRST EDITION of this doctoral dissertation submitted to the State University of Iowa. At Head of Title: Bulletin of the State University of Iowa, New Series, No. 15, June, 1900. Vol. 2, No. 1 of the Studies in Sociology, Economics, Politics and History of the University of Iowa. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 3/8 inches. viii, 150 pp. Bibliography; text clean, unmarked, paper heavily toned and brittle. Printed wrappers; binding square and tight, extremities of covers chipped. Blind-stamp of Connecticut State Library on front cover, along with ink and pencil library cataloging notations. A fragile publication. First Edition SCARCE in the market. Good. "The period covered in this early history of banking in Iowa extends from 1836 to 1846, with short sketches of the political and economic conditions from 1846 to the constitutional convention of 1857. It includes the history of the Miner's Bank of Dubuque, the only chartered bank, and the discussion of banks in the constitutional conventions of 1844 and 1846." From the introduction.

Title: The Early History of Banking in Iowa

Author Name: Fred D. Merritt

Categories: Iowa,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, The University Press: 1900

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: WY617-114

Keywords: Fred D. Merritt, The Early History of Banking in Iowa, Iowa History, Banking