Alexander James Dallas Quotes

The government was unable to avert or to control the course of events.

 
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The U. S. was bankrupt, and Dallas wrote to government bondholders announcement the formal stoppage of interest payments.
Alexander James Dallas
Alexander James Dallas
  • Born: June 21, 1759
  • Died: January 16, 1817
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Alexander James Dallas was an American statesman who served as the U.S. Treasury Secretary under President James Madison.

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