National Debt a Great Blessing

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Title

National Debt a Great Blessing

Subject

Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

Description

The Walla Walla Statesman publishes one in a series of protests against the postwar economic investment by the wealthy in government bonds, to be paid off by workingclass taxpayers. During the war itself, most Democrats - including the Statesman editor - protested the war's huge cost and its bankrolling with paper money, or greenbacks.

Abstract

The Walla Walla Statesman publishes this op-ed piece signed by Taxpayer, concerning the national debt.

Creator

TaxPayer

Source

Walla Walla Statesman

Publisher

Walla Walla W.T.: R.R. and S.G. Rees

Date Issued

1865-09-08

Medium

Web

Type

article

Bibliographic Citation

Vol. IV, No. 39, p. 2, col. E

Spatial Coverage

Walla Walla County

Temporal Coverage

1865-08-31

Provenance

Washington Secretary of State: Historic Newspapers

URL

http://sos.wa.gov/history/newspapers.aspx

Start Page

2

End Page

2