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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Cumulative symbols representing the same merchandise
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Distinction between capitalists and Bunks
31
lUautot the above 662
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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 securities
38
Wide difference between currencies issued by governments and by Banks
44
the future 572
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Incapacity of government officials to deal with the subject 518
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Why governments cannot issue convertible currencies
52
A currency of government notes never issued for the purpose of facilitating
57
Childishness and absurdity of his illustrations
66
Difference between his method and that of Aristotle
70
Standard value of the coinage to be maintained
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Proposition for a Land Bank
85
An imaginary value no value
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Does not displace a corresponding amount of coin
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The universal equivalent is money
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Contradictions in which Smith involved himself
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Honey the highest form of finished work
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The word seems illustrative of Smiths method
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Tendency of all commercial countries to symbolize their products
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Rimnt of his argument 672
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The advances that Banks may make to merchants never to exceed
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They suspend specie payment 629
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Contrast between the old and new races
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Money the measure of value and money the instrument of commerce
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Importance of an equilibrium of the precious metals the world over
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The age of Protection the heroic one
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The sneaking arts of underling tradesmen hare made England what
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Were England insulated her currency might as well be paper as coin
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Stewart a striking example of the weakness and folly of the Schoolmen
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Issue of notes a right at common law
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Mr Pitt promises compliance
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Statement showing the value of gold from 1797 to 1821 inclusive note
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Not the excess alone but all the issues of the Bank speedily return
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The currency of a country bears no fixed proportion to the quantity of com
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Repudiation vindicated in Congress by Jacob Thompson 641
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Absurdity of his reasons 636
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a vindication
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The insignia of government cannot create values
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His assumptions wholly opposed to the fact
229
The Bank resumes May 1 1821
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Lord Liverpools plan adopted
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Testimony of the expert opposed to every principle on which currency
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These Banks successfully compete with that of England
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Absurd untruthfulness of this statement 678
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If its assets were in bills their payment would return its notes without
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Thomas Tooke
313
Tooke never mastered a single principle in monetary science 31ft
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Scotch Economists and metaphysicians wanting in the reasoning faculty
327
Money when used as such always used as capital
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Inconvertible currencies
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Convertible currencies often inflate prices enormously
351
Their total misconception of the principles of the science of Political
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Where the latter exist the Political Eoonomist wholly superfluous
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James W Gilbart
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Manual of Political Economy
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Paper money not symbolic raises prices
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Address of Congress to the people 464
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Qaoted for the purpose of illustrating the present condition of monetary
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In providing a banking capital makes no distinction between substance
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Mr Jevonas address proof of the extremity to which the old school
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Price an illustration of what is taught as Political Economy
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commission
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His work only a restatement of Mill and McCulloch
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His inferior currency
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The appeal to the empirical has fully sustained the conclusions of induc
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First issue of 3000000 June 22d 1776
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Order of Congress that the notes pass at their nominal value
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Varying fortunes of the war
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Absurdity of the illustration 178
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Monopolies of money and merchandise always the effect of a legaltender
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Amount of the public debt note
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French loan
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Attempts to prevent the circulation of coin
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Adoption of the Constitution
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Could derive no advantage from provisions designed to promote the general
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Illustrations ofhis opinions upon the nature and powers of our government
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Charter of the Bank expired March 4 1811
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General Jacksons first Annual Message declares the Bank unconstitutional
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Beport of the Committee upon the Bank
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The weakness of the Bank the reason for not resuming 636
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Banking In Mississippi 638
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Persistent action of the Bondholders 644
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In Illinois and Wisconsin 652
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Account of their operations
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Would circulate at par by bearing interest at a low rate 688
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Security for banknotes injurious to the public 698
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Summary of the Beport
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The currency to be in great measure supplied by local institutions 691
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Interests of Banks always in harmony with those of the public
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His falsifications of history 517
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第 479 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 511 頁 - Each public officer who takes an oath to support the Constitution swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others.
第 13 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 471 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 494 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 468 頁 - I do not conceive we can exist long as a nation without having lodged somewhere a power, which will pervade the whole Union in as energetic a manner as the authority of the State governments extends over the several States.
第 4 頁 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden, and from thence it was parted and became into four heads.
第 468 頁 - If you tell the legislatures, they have violated the treaty of peace, and invaded the prerogatives of the confederacy, they will laugh in your face.
第 478 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...
第 279 頁 - The history of what we are in the habit of calling the " state of trade " is an instructive lesson. We find it subject to various conditions which are periodically returning ; it revolves apparently in an established cycle. First we find it in a state of quiescence, — next improvement, — growing confidence, — prosperity, — excitement, — overtrading, — convulsion, — pressure, — stagnation, — distress, — ending again in quiescence.

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