Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History of the Currencies of the United States

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H. V. and H. W. Poor, 1877 - 623 頁
 

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Reasons for General Jacksons attack on the Bank 624
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Of the discount of bills given in the purchase of real property
38
Wide difference between currencies issued by governments and by Banks
44
Why governments cannot issue convertible currencies
50
The value of all currencies depends upon their quality not quantity
56
Always a forced loan
57
Becomes an authority with the Church
70
Standard value of the coinage to be maintained
79
Proposition for a Land Bank
86
His views upon money wholly erroneous
98
The universal equivalent is money
105
Contradictions in which Smith involved himself
112
Money the highest form of finished work
115
The word seems illustrative of Smiths method
122
Tendency of all commercial countries to symbolize their products
129
The advances that Banks may make to merchants never to exceed
135
They suspend specie payment 629
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Contrast between the old and new races
142
Sketch of the history of usury note
143
Money the measure of value and money the instrument of commerce
149
Importance of an equilibrium of the precious metals the world over
156
The age of Protection the heroic one
160
markets
166
Were England insulated her currency might as well be paper as coin
172
Stewart a striking example of the weakness and folly of the Schoolmen
181
Issue of notes a right at common law
187
Mr Pitt promises compliance
193
Statement showing the value of gold from 1797 to 1821 inclusive note
199
Number of days during which the banknotes remain in circulation note 203
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The currency inflated and the remedy convertibility
209
Absurdity of his reasons 636
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William Huskisson
216
The insignia of government cannot create values
223
His assumptions wholly opposed to the fact
229
The Bank resumes May 1 1821
235
Lord Liverpools plan adopted
241
Testimony of the experts opposed to every principle on which currency
247
The latter a great disturbing element in financial affairs
253
If its assets were in bills their payment would return its notes without
259
Its reserves to have reference to domestic as well as to foreign trade
269
Reflections Suggested by a Perusal of the Pamphlet of Mr J Horsley
274
Causes of the disasters of 1839
280
Lord Overstone the real author of the act of 1844
286
Example of the United States against plurality of issue
292
Its effect to create two Banks of issue
298
Mills description of the nature and functions of money borrowed from
357
The highest material welfare the result of the highest moral conditions 861
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James W Gilbakt
368
In providing a banking capital makes no distinction between substance
375
Paper money not symbolic raises prices
381
Address of Congress to the people 464
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Reeurn? of the above 662
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Quoted for the purpose of illustrating the present condition of monetary
391
Principles of Currency
399
Price an illustration of what is taught as Political Economy
407
Unlike measures of weight and extension money as the measure of value
410
His work only a restatement of Mill and McCulloch
415
Professorships of Political Economy should be suppressed or put into
416
Elements of Political Economy
422
CURRENCY AND BANKING IN THE UNITED STATES
428
First issue of 3000000 June 22d 1775
430
Amount of the public debt note 466
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Order of Congress that the notes pass at their nominal value 486
437
Reappearance of specie 469
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The notes still counterfeited
446
Attempts to prevent the circulation of coin
453
Mischievous effect of the government currency
460
Valuable services rendered to the government
466
welfare
471
War of 1812
484
Report of the Committee upon the Bank
490
Jackson inaugurated the reign of anarchy and barbarism 609
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General Jacksons attack on the Bank the first attempt in this country
517
Their capital and note circulation in 1834
523
The weakness of the Bank the reason for not resuming 686
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Banking in Mississippi 638
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In Massachusetts
545
The effect of its interference
553
The war might have been carried on by bank paper the equivalent of gold 662
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The folly of his attempt to issue demand notes 667
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Absurd untruthfulness of this statement 678
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The note holders to be left to take care of themselves
597
Summary of the Report
602
Plan of Mr Sherman Secretary of the Treasury for resumption
603
Absurdity of the illustration 178
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Never to form the reserves of Banks
609
The adoption of a double would result in a single standard that of silver
615
The standard of value not the instrument by which the exchanges
616
The public to hold reserves as well as Banks
622

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第 467 頁 - That the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common Judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress.
第 459 頁 - That every power vested in a government is in its nature sovereign, and includes, by force of the term, a right to employ all the means requisite and fairly applicable to the attainment of the ends of such power, and which are not precluded by restrictions and exceptions specified in the Constitution, or not immoral, or not contrary to the essential ends of political society.
第 466 頁 - Resolved, that the several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States and of amendments thereto, they constituted a general government for special purposes, delegated to that government certain definite powers, reserving each State to itself, the residuary mass of right to their own self-government; and that whensoever the general...
第 11 頁 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
第 139 頁 - Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury ; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury : that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.
第 139 頁 - Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury: unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury...
第 2 頁 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden, and from thence it was parted and became into four heads.
第 502 頁 - Union, with its boundless means of corruption and its numerous dependents, under the direction and command of one acknowledged head; thus organizing this particular interest as one body and securing to it unity and concert of action throughout the United States and enabling it to bring forward, upon any occasion, its entire and undivided strength to support or defeat any measure of the Government.
第 482 頁 - Waiving the question of the constitutional authority of the Legislature to establish an incorporated bank as being precluded in my judgment by repeated recognitions under varied circumstances of the validity of such an institution in acts of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the Government, accompanied by indications, in different modes, of a concurrence of the general will of the nation...
第 502 頁 - ... few/ and to govern by corruption or force, are aware of its^ power, and prepared to employ it. Your banks now furnish your only circulating medium, and money is plenty or scarce, according to the quantity of notes issued by them. While they have capitals not greatly disproportioned to each other,, they are competitors in business, and no one of them can exercise dominion over the rest ; and although, in the present state of the currency, these banks may and do operate injuriously upon the habits...

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