It was one of the questions on everyone's mind during the Civil War; "What will it look like economically if the South does in fact secede?" The present book attempts to answer that question and assuage fears of the North's financial indebtedness and perceived instability without the South and as a result of the debt incurred during the War.
Elder, William. Debt and Resources of the United States and the Effect of Secession upon the Trade and Industry of the Legal States. Philadelphia. Ringwalt & Brown, Steam-Power Book and Job Printers. 1863. 32pp.
Complete and clean, wraps a bit tender with some chipping at extremities and on spine. Good.