About A Plea for the Constitution of the United States, by George Bancroft:
George Bancroft knew the intent of the framers, expounders, and executors of the United States Constitution better, perhaps, than any of his contemporaries. Born in 1800, he had personally talked with James Madison, John Adams...
Too, he was well-qualified to discuss our Constitution as it applied to foreign nations, having been Secretary of the Navy and founder of the Naval Academy at Annapolis...
From the Introduction:
Good money must have an intrinsic value. The United States of America cannot make its shadow legal tender for debts payable in money without ultimately bringing upon their foreign commerce, and their home industry a catastrophe ...
Table of Contents for A Plea for the Constitution:
PrefaceA Plea for the Constitution of the United States is available at Amazon:
History of American Bills of Credit
Further History of Bills of Credit
The Doors Shut Against Paper Money
The Court and the Constitution
What is to be Done?
A Plea for the Constitution of the United States, by George Bancroft