Table of contents for Underwriting : the poetics of insurance in America, 1722-1872 / Eric Wertheimer.

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		Acknowledgments	ix
		Preface: Claims	xi
		Introduction	1
	1	Philadelphia 	35
	2	Boston	63
	3	Hartford	79
	4	New York City	98
	5	Boston	118
		Notes	141
		Works Cited	171
		Index	183

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
Insurance and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Insurance and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Value in literature.
Values in literature.