Money and Legal Tender in the United States
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1877 - 173 頁
Living in a society where racial prejudice is actually part of the national law, South African teenager Rhonda is stunned by a secret from her boyfriend's past.
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Act of April Act of February Act of January Act of March amount bullion bullion value carats cent China circulation coin money Coinage Act coining rate coins of less Confederation Congress copper copper-nickel currency depreciation discontinued dollar of 412 double standard exchange exported February 21 foreign coins France German Empire gold and silver gold coins gold or silver gold standard Government half-cent Half-eagle ideal unit issue January 18 Japanese yen Latin Union legal tender less denomination metallic money Mexican dollar Mints money of account money standard nations nominal value paper money payment of debts pence pound sterling production of silver provisions pure gold pure silver ratio redeemed relative valuation silver coins silver dollar Spanish dollar standard weight tender in payment thousandths three-dollar piece tion trade dollar Treasury troy United States coin United States Mint United States notes weight and fineness Weight changed
第 84 頁 - States in payment of taxes, excises, public lands, and all other dues to the United States, except for duties on imports; and also for all salaries and other debts and demands owing by the United States to individuals, corporations, and associations within the United States, except interest on the public debt, and in redemption of the national currency.
第 65 頁 - ... lawful money and a legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private, within the United States, except duties on imports and interest as aforesaid.
第 87 頁 - July, 1862; which is to be set apart as a sinking fund; and the interest of which shall in like manner be applied to the purchase or payment of the public debt, as the Secretary of the Treasury shall from time to time direct.
第 7 頁 - The United States in congress assembled shall also have the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or by that of the respective states..
第 82 頁 - States, in sums not less than twenty dollars, and to issue certificates therefor in denominations of not less than twenty dollars each, corresponding with the denominations of United States notes. The coin deposited for or representing the certificates of deposit shall be retained in the Treasury for the payment of the same on demand. Said certificates shall be receivable for customs, taxes and all public dues, and when so received may be reissued...
第 90 頁 - States notes shall be convertible into coin at the option of the holder, or unless at such time bonds of the United States bearing a lower rate of interest than the bonds to be redeemed can be sold at par in coin. And the United States also solemnly pledges its faith to make provision at the earliest practicable period for the redemption of the United States notes in coin.
第 8 頁 - The Congress shall have power to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coins, and fix the standard of weights and measures, ... to provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States.
第 7 頁 - ... the United States in congress assembled. ARTICLE IX. The United States in congress assembled shall...
第 154 頁 - The subjects of foreign powers might 'suffer from the same cause, and hence the union be discredited and embroiled by the indiscretion of a single member. No one of these mischiefs is less incident to a power in the states to emit paper money, than to coin gold or silver.