Hall carbine affair an essay in historiography by R. Gordon Wasson

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  • United States


  • Morgan, J. Pierpont 1837-1913,
  • United States. Army -- Firearms,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Finance

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Statementby R. Gordon Wasson.
LC ClassificationsE480 .W3 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5334600M
LC Control Number72187871

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Price New from Used from 5/5(1). The book that Mr. Tate refers to, The Hall Carbine Affair: A Study in Folklore, attempts to exonerate Morgan by stating that he was not aware that the entrepreneurs were selling the government its own arms and that he withdrew from the deal and turned it over to a former partner when he sensed something was amiss.

But evidence continues to come. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Hall carbine affair by R. Gordon Wasson,Pandick Press edition, in English - [Rev.

ed.]Pages: It was built by Steve Krolick, and, just like the originals, this belly pistol was put togething using an Model Hall/North carbine receiver. This particular receiver was bored out to caliber prior to the Civil War as one of the guns involved in the infamous "Fremont Hall Carbine Affair".

Career Banking industry. Wasson began his banking career at Guaranty Trust Company inand moved to J.P. Morgan & Co.

inwhere he became a vice president in Also that year, Wasson published a book on the Hall Carbine Affair, in which he attempted to exonerate John Pierpont Morgan from guilt with respect to this incident, which had been viewed as an example of wartime mater: Columbia University Graduate School of.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The Hall Carbine Affair a Study in Contemporary Folklore. R Gordon Wasson. 15 Oct Paperback. US$ Add to basket. During Augusta number of these carbines, now obsolete as a smoothbore, were converted to caliber rifled, this was done under contract for General Fremont, the contract became the subject of a major scandal due to excessive profiteering by the contractor.

Researcher Jan Irvin noted a possible conflict of interest between Wasson's work as a publicist for J.P. Morgan & Co., and his authorship of a book on J.P. Morgan.

However, the matter of Morgan's responsibility for the Hall Carbine Incident remains controversial. The Hall Carbine Affair: An Essay in Historiography.

By R. Gordon Wasson. 3rd edition. Danbury, Conn., privately printed, Pp. xv + $ Finally, ina remarkable book appeared, written by R. Gordon Wasson, a member of J. Morgan & Company, and focusing entirely on the historiography of the Hall carbine affair.

Utilizing an enviable methodology, Wasson discovered that Myers had (either carelessly or deliberately) "assembled 'facts' to confirm his prejudices." By reading.

During the American Civil War, in an incident known as the Hall Carbine Affair, Morgan financed the purchase of five thousand rifles from an army arsenal at $ each, which were then resold to a field general for $22 each. Morgan had avoided serving during the war Alma mater: University of Göttingen.

Part II of the book is entitled "History into Legend." This is a scathing expose of Gustavus Myers' inaccuracies in describing the Hall Carbine Affair, and of Lewis Corey, Matthew Josephson, John K. Winkler, George Seldes, and John T. Flynn who borrowed from Myers or perpetrated additional errors in retailing the now traditional story.

Interestingly, this set the scene for the Hall Carbine Affair. Arthur Eastman of Manchester, NH also tried to sell the Lindner alteration of Hall carbines, but his offers were also rejected. Eastman subsequently agreed to purchase the old Hall carbines from the government and intended to proceed with the alterations, using the Amoskeag.

The Hall Carbine Affair. It appears that Wasson was able to gain his position at J. Morgan bank as VP of Public Relations (propaganda) by helping to cover up J. Morgan, Sr.'s involvement in the Civil War's Hall Carbine Affair, to which Wasson titled his own book on the matter.

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Unquestionably most sensational of the carbine pur chases was the affair of the Hall carbines. It stimulated a Senate investigation of Fremont’s command of the Army of the West and led to persistent editorial at tacks on the House of Morgan through the ages to the present day. Low prices on P Carbine and comparable products.

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