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Mercantile Beneficial Association:

CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS OF THE MERCANTILE BENEFICIAL ASSOCIATION, OF PHILADELPHIA.

J. Crissy, Philadelphia: 1842 Original printed wrappers, stitched, 12pp. 12mo. Light foxing, Good+. Signature, 'David S. Brown Esq' on title page. The Association was formed as the Panic of 1837 receded, "for the amelioration of...frequent revulsions, and incidental vicissitudes" of trade; "to spare sensitive and honest poverty the humiliation of asking charity of strangers." Members are "engaged in mercantile pursuits, in the City of Philadelphia and its vicinity." FIRST EDITION. AI 42-3348 [2]. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 11017

Price: $125.00

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