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Debts made to appear smaller, 137.
Decimal system, 122.
Decline in silver, 7, 21, 30, 38.

" " values, 4, 21, 30, 38.
Defects of bimetallism as commonly advocated, 134.
Definition of terms, 121,
Depression in trade, causes of, xvi.
Democratic platform, 81, 117, 205.
Demonetization, 23.
Details, ones that can be varied, vi.
Director of the mint, 92.
Discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury. 67.
Discussion necessary, 40, 41, 65.
Dubois, 152,

Economic ratio, 7, 198, 200.
Economist, The, 180.
Empirical ratio, 134, 182.
Engineering and Mining Journal, 87.
English Parliament, 190.
Equal parts of gold and silver, 5, 6, 57, 72, 198.

i power of every dollar, 81, 82.
Equilibrium established by joint-metallism, 127, 133.
Equivalent as well as measure, 125.
Establishment of the mint, 85.

“ a money unit, 85.
Ethiopian, 65.
Étude sur le Traité de la Monnaie, xiii.
Evening Post, 13, 29, 40, 45, 61, 70, 86, 175, 179.

Fish, 188.
Fifth letter on joint-metallism, 65.
Final basis, 4, 9, 18. 24, 39, 69, 70, 204.

report of royal commission, 94-103.

" standard, 197, 200.
First letter on joint-metallism, 3.
Flexible ratio, 135.
Flying paper, 92.
Forum, The, 210.
Four causes of the fall of nations, xviii.
Fourth letter on joint-metallism, 53.
Freight on bullion by value not weight, 131.
French ratio fixed 1803, 128, 131.
Frewen, Moreton, 86.
Future contracts, 5, 38, 54.

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General assets, 187.

“ prosperity depends, xv.
Germany, 23.
Giffen, Dr. Robert, 73, 74, 85, 87, 89, 90, 91, 180, 181.
Gladstone, W. E., his frank statement, 69, 210.
Goddess Argentum, 45, 53.
Gold more durable than silver, 131.
" world's stock, 108, 109.

statistics, 105-110.
production, 57, 86–88, 106, 107.
per capita stocks, 108, 110.
probability of increase, 55.
cost of production, 88.
standards, 5.
output and prices, or any other metal, 91.
needed for reserve and change, go.
supply of, 30, 86, 87, 90, 91.

and silver, half each, 5, 6, 57, 72.
cannot always be got from abroad, 68.
“ reserve, vii, 182.

" Democrats, 116.
Golden calf, 47.
Goodly heritage, 229.
Government bonds, xx, 173, 188, 189, 203, 216.

paper-money should be only certificates, 20.
partnership, 216.

ratio, 7.
Great Britain, 69.
Greenbacks, 193, 217, 232.
Greer, Rev. David H., facing title-page.
“ Gresham Law” known to Oresme and Copernicus, 176.
Gresham, Sir Thomas, 154, 155, 176, 177.

Hadley, Professor, 174.
Hamilton's report, 85, 223.
Hankinson, 155.
Hard times, 4.
Harris, W. T., U. S. Commissioner of Education, facing title-

page, 155.
Harrison, ex-President, 84.
Heidelback, Mr. 210.
Herries, 155.
Hides as clothing, 50.
Higgins, Senator, 213.
Highlander, 65.
Hill, David B., 223.

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Jefferson on money urit and coinage, 55. 223.
Jetas, Prof. J. W., 209.
joan, " The Good,” xiy.
Joint-cerealism, 70.
Joint legal-tender certificates, 6-122, 201.
Joint-metalic money, how formed, 121.
Joint-metaista a merit system, 145.

vs. bimetallism and monocetallism, 121, 203

Klaproth, 92.

Labor the real standard of value, 73, 85
Latin union, 132.
Laughlin, Prof., 56.
Law, 21.
Leading position of the United States, 141.
Legal tender, only gold and silver, 80.

juint certificates, 6, 122, 201,

" opinion, 67.
" ratio, 21.
Legislation, 81, 82.
Letters on joint-metallism, 3, 17, 37, 53, 65.

" to Springfield Republican, 218.
Limit of currency expansion, 8, 9, 18.
Lincoln, President, 55.
Locke, xii, 94, 128, 155, 158, 164, 172, 175.
Locking up gold, 68.

Index

241

London Statist, 73, 91.
Lord Liverpool, 155.
Louisbourg, 192.

Macleod, Henry Dunning, viii, ix, 155, 159, 161, 162, 165,

166, 175, 178, 179, 181, 187.
Market values, 5, 21.
Massachusetts Tabular Standard, 86.
McKinley, 93, 223, 228.
Measure of value, 8.
Medium, 72.
Merit system, 145.
Mézarey, 152.
Mill, John Stuart, viii, 130, 155, 178.
Mint, real function of, 20.

“ Director of, 56, 93.

" charges, 7, 19, 121, 123, 201.
Monetary conference, 30, 86.

" experiments, 191.
Monete Cudende Ratio, 151.
Money, a certain potentiality, 20.

paper, preferred, 70.
half gold, half silver, 3, 21, 39, 57.
result of large abstraction of, 90.
based upon coins, 18, 71.
Government paper, should be only certificates of coin,

20, 24, 191.
Monometallic money, how formed, 121.
Monometallist creed, 176.

Napoleon's wars, 132.
Nation, The, 179.
Natural resources of the United States, 141, 191
Near the unseen sources, xvii.
New bimetallism, III.
Newfoundland, 188.
Newport, 193.
New silver discussion, 13.
Newton, viii, 155, 164, 172,
New York Times, 229.
Nineteenth Century Magazine, 175, 176, 178.

Objections answered, 197.
Official salaries, the attraction increased, 146.
Officials prefer monometallism, 136.

Old writers compared with new, xii.
Opposed to 16 to i idea, 217, 231.
Oresme, ix, xii, 151, 152, 154, 155, 157, 164, 168, 177, 178.
Originality, opposite title-page, III.

Paper currency, vii.
Parity, 75, 79, 81-83.
Parliamentary commission, 38.
Patriotism, the duty of, 20.
Patterson, Hon. Joseph, 210,
Peel, 155.
Pendulum, 75, 228.
People, the, and ethical questions, 54.

“ and business questions, 54, 57.
" " Lincoln's opinion of, 54.
Petty, 155.
Philosophers, xiii.
Pixley & Abell's tables, 88.
Plan, 4, 5, 57, 75, 121, 172.
Platform of the gold democrats, 116.
" democratic, 81.

republican, 82.
Pole, 155.
Policy of United States, 79-82, 84.
Polo, Marco, 92.
Pope Urban V., 153.
Popular ignorance, xix.
Potatoes and point, 68.
Potentiality, 20.
Potter, Rt. Rev. H. C., opposite title-page.
Pound weight of silver, 166.
Practical economics, 85.
Preciousness imparted to gold, 145.
Preface to First Edition, xxi.

" " Second Edition, xi.

" "Third Edition, vii.
Present silver coins, 18, 201, 202.
President, letter, 82, 204, 206.

message, vii, 205, 206.

veto, 67.
Prices the expression of a relation, 91.
“ Printer's Devil,” 165.
Product of gold and silver, 88, 105, 106, 107, 111, 112, 131,
Production in quantities sufficient for currency, 8.
Proposed coinage plank, 218.
Protection, 146.

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