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Collection Reference Number GLC00267.123
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1848 
Title Speech of Mr. Phelps, of Vermont, on the war and the public finances
Date 27 January 1848
Author Phelps, Samuel Shethar (1793-1855)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Asks Congress how the war can be fought successfully while it lasts and how it can be terminated. Questions the economic future of America as it relates to the war. Raises the question of responsibility as it applies to the commencement of the war.
Subjects Latin and South America  Mexican War  Global History and Civics  Military History  Government and Civics  Law  Economics  Finance  Congress  
People Phelps, Samuel Shethar (1793-1855)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Law; Foreign Affairs; The Mexican War; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859