Georgia Speculation Unveiled
Price: 10.95 USD
Readex Microprint, 1966. As new (issued without dust jacket). Hardcover, 39 pps. plus new introduction for this edition. Facsimile reprint of the original edition published at Hartford in 1795. A contemporary examination of the largest land speculation operation in U.S. history. It resulted from the 1795 approval by the Georgia State Legislature of the "Yazoo Act", which allowed four companies to purchase some 35 million acres of land for about one and a half cents per acre. As New.