Papers of Albert Gallatin
Baruch College and New York University
Additional information at http://www.worldcat.org/title/albert-gallatin-papers-1783-1847/oclc/82919649
Albert Gallatin (1761-1849), an emigrant from Switzerland, was a leader of Pennsylvania’s Democratic-Republican party. He served in the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. From 1801 to February 1814, served as secretary of the treasury in the administrations of Jefferson and Madison. In later years, Gallatin served as an American envoy to Russia and as Minister to France and England. Gallatin was appointed to the American commission that agreed to the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812. In later years, Gallatin served as an American envoy to Russia and as Minister to France and England. After his tenure abroad, Gallatin helped found New York University, was president of the National Bank of New York City, the New York Historical Society, and the American Ethnological Society. His reports and correspondence contain observations and policy proposals on public land, public finance, the government's debts, roads and canals, and manufactures. This collection also contains detailed information on the Anglo-American economy, the London money market, and the declining stability of the banking structure of New York City before the disaster of 1837.
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