1817.030: Speech by George Hay in Support of Repeal of Usury Laws.

Published: 1817

Full Title: Speech, delivered in the Legislature of Virginia, in the session of 1816-17, in support of a bill to repeal all the laws concerning usury. With some supplemental remarks.

Author: Hay, George (1765-1830).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Shepherd & Pollard

Description: 38 pgs.; 21 cm. (8vo).


The bill that Hay advocated (1816.163) was introduced in December 1816, amended by the House of delegates, then tabled without further action; here, Hay made a public appeal for reconsideration of the matter in the succeeding Assembly of December 1817.

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