Johns Hopkins University Press
How Banks Worked (and Sometimes Did Not Work) in the Early Republic Trying to understand the workings of American banking and finance before the Civil War can be baffling. There was no central bank and no national currency, but rather a mostly decentralized system of banks of varying sorts that cir....
"Other People's Money: How Banking Worked In The Early American Republic,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 19
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol19/iss3/14