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Collection Reference Number GLC04471.08
From Archive Folder Collection of materials related to Lincoln's Cooper Institute speech 27 February 1860 
Title A Broader Philosophy of Protection
Date August 1897
Author Brainerd, Cephas Jr. (fl. 1897)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Article removed from the August issue of Gunton's Magazine, pages 109-121. Responds to an article titled, "Philosophy of Protection," printed in the July issue of Gunton's Magazine. Discusses the differing philosophies of free trade and protectionism as they relate to manufacture and commerce in the United States. Argues that protection is the better philosophy to follow. Every country should strive for complete industrial autonomy and be able to sustain civilization with the resources found within its borders. Supports his opinion with discussions of employment, wealth, agriculture, mining, and manufacturing, among other issues. Includes editor's comments on the article beginning on p. 116.
Subjects Taxes or Taxation  Finance  Government and Civics  Economics  Commerce  Merchants and Trade  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Mining  Industry  
People Brainerd, Cephas Jr. (fl. 1897)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Merchants & Commerce; Industry; Agriculture; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Cephas Brainerd, Jr. was the son of Cephas Brainerd, a lawyer who annotated Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Institute address given 27 February 1860. The full title of Gunton's Magazine is Gunton's Magazine of American Economics and Political Science, published by George Gunton, New York, beginning in 1896.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945