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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: William Leggett, bank 'Panic of 1837' and Loco-Foco-ism
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Roger Allen - photo by Special
Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County. Savannah-born William Leggett was hired as the New York Evening Post's theatrical and literary critic. In 1836, he left the Post to start his own two papers: the Plain Dealer and the Examiner.
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