A History of Modern Banks of Issue: With an Account of the Economic Crises of the Nineteenth Century and the Crisis of 1907

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G. P. Putnam's sons, 1909 - 751 páginas
 

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Página 354 - ... shall be received at par in all parts of the United 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.
Página 93 - Parliament, and that it shall not be lawful for any body politic or corporate whatsoever created or to be created, or for any other persons whatsoever united or to be united in covenants or partnership exceeding the number of six persons in that part of Great Britain called England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable on demand or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Página 352 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Página 93 - ... partnership exceeding the number of six persons in that part of Great Britain called England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable on demand or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof during the continuance of such said privilege to the said governor and company, who are hereby declared to be and remain a corporation with the privilege of exclusive banking, as before recited.
Página 102 - War broke out before this date arrived and the restriction was continued until six months after the ratification of a definitive treaty of peace.
Página 403 - ... the security of that redemption by the pledge of United States stocks, and an adequate provision of specie.
Página 726 - A History of Our Own Times, from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880. Four Vols. demy Svo, cloth extra, 12s. each. — Also a POPULAR EDITION, in Four Vols. crown 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. each. A Short History of Our Own Times.
Página 407 - Every national banking association in either of the following cities, Albany, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Louisville, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Saint Louis, San Francisco, and Washington, shall at all times have on hand in lawful money of the United States, an amount equal to at least twenty-five per centum of the aggregate amount of its...
Página 384 - The State shall not be a stockholder in any bank after the expiration of the present bank charter ; nor shall the credit of the State ever be given, or loaned, in aid of any person, association or corporation ; nor shall the State hereafter become a stockholder in any corporation or association.
Página 427 - We demand the free and unlimited coinage of both silver and gold at the present legal ratio of 16 to i, without waiting for the aid or consent of any other nation.

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