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Old Bullion Benton, Senator from the new West

William Nisbet Chambers

Old Bullion Benton, Senator from the new West

Thomas Hart Benton, 1782-1858.

by William Nisbet Chambers

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benton, Thomas Hart, -- 1782-1858

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesAn Atlantic Monthly Press book, Atlantic Monthly Press book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE340.B4 C5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination517 p.
    Number of Pages517
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13528190M
    LC Control Number56009067
    OCLC/WorldCa543429

    In fact, Benton’s defense of hard money soon earned him the nickname, “Old Bullion.” Old Hickory considered Benton a leader in the Senate and beckoned him to regularly visit the White House to provide detailed accounts of the debates. Indeed, Benton was the voice of Jackson’s party. And he went by the name "Old Bullion." Benton was a five-term senator from Missouri who'd served as an aide-de-camp to General Andrew Jackson.. His loyalty to Jackson put him squarely in Old.


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Old Bullion Benton, Senator from the New West: Thomas Hart Benton, Old Bullion Benton: Senator from the New West. By William Nisbet Chambers. Boston (Little Brown 8c Company), Pp. xv+ Frontispiece, notes, personal acknowledgments, bibliography, and index. $ Amazing accuracy and a sprightly style characterize Old Senator from the new West book Benton.

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By William Nisbet Chambers. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, Pp. xv, $) Although Thomas Hart Benton was born in North Carolina and died a Missourian, a biography of the man has more than passing interest for Tennesseans and people interested in Tennessee history. More than a half.

His attacks against the “ Monster ” bank in favor of hard currency earned him his nickname of “ Old Bullion. ” Finally, although a slaveholder himself (and a representative of a slave state), Benton came to oppose the expansion of slavery into new Western territories.

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The American statesman Thomas Hart Benton was born at Hillsborough, Orange county, North Carolina, on the 14th of March His father, an Englishman of refinement and Born: Ken S.

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Benton was an unflagging advocate for "hard money", that is gold coin (specie) or bullion as money - as opposed to paper money "backed" by gold as in a "gold standard". "Soft" (i.e. paper or credit) currency, in his opinion, favored rich urban Easterners at the expense of the small farmers and tradespeople of the West.

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