A Frightful Case of Inflation

A Frightful Case of Inflation

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Title: A Frightful Case of Inflation

Year: 1863

Creator:
Frank Leslie’s Budget of Fun

Description: A bloated Treasury Secretary Salmon Chase tells President Lincoln, General Benjamin Butler and Navy Secretary Gideon Welles : “Don’t come near me any of you…I feel like bursting!!” Across his stock are labels of the various revenue-generating instruments of the U.S. Treasury.

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