The History of the Gold Standard and the Present Attitude of the Currency Controversy. Horace WHITE.

The History of the Gold Standard and the Present Attitude of the Currency Controversy

Chicago: National Sound Money League, 1898. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); disbound; 19pp. Upper cover nearly separated and rather dust-soiled along extremities, else Good and sound.

Address delivered by the editor of the New York Evening Post at the National Currency Convention in Omaha. The Populist NSML was formed two years prior with the aim to continue "the efforts made during [William Jennings Bryan's] presidential campaign of 1896 for national honor and sound money, and the education of people to a realization of the necessity for maintaining the gold standard" (cf. James Livingston, "Origins of the Federal Reserve System" (1989), p. 104).

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