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The financial panic of 1869...

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October 1, 1869

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1869

* New York Wall Street financial crisis
* Stock Market & gold Panic 
* Post "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th)

With pgs. 1 & 2 filled with ads news coverage begins on pg. 3 with: "WALL STREET" "Encouraging Prospects & a Gleam of Hope at Last" Gold Dealers Effecting Settlements Among Themselves" "More Injunctions Upon the Gold & Stock Exchange" "Sales of Government Gold" and more (see).
This is a report on the great gold panic of 1869 when wealthy financiers Fisk and Gould caused a financial panic by attempting to corner the gold market. It was one of several scandals that rocked the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant (see hyperlink).
Twelve pages, irregular at the spine margin & partially loose at the spine,  some margin tears.

Category: Post-Civil War

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