Paper Against Gold: Or, The History and Mystery of the Bank of England, of the Debt, of the Stocks, of the Sinking Fund, and of All the Other Tricks and Contrivances, Carried on by the Means of Paper Money
J. Doyle, 1834 - 432 páginas
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Página 424 - Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Página 219 - Board, that it is indispensably necessary for the public service, that the directors of the Bank of England should forbear issuing any cash in payment, until the sense of parliament can be taken on that subject, and the proper measures adopted thereupon, for maintaining the means of circulation and supporting the public and commercial credit of the kingdom at this important conjuncture...
Página 175 - Credit is at this time, do most readily hereby declare, that we will not refuse to receive Bank Notes in payment of any sum of money to be paid to us ; and we will use our utmost endeavours to make all our payments in the same manner.— BROOK WATSOK.
Página 290 - Reports of Cases argued and determined in the Courts of Common Pleas, and Exchequer Chamber, and in the House of Lords, from Easter Term, 1796, to Hilary Term, 1804.
Página 216 - An Act for further restraining the negotiation of Promissory Notes and inland bills of exchange under a limited sum within that part of Great Britain called England.
Página 227 - An Act to prevent Paper Bills of Credit hereafter to be issued in any of His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in America from being declared to be a legal Tender in payment of Money and to prevent the legal Tender of such Bills as are now subsisting from being prolonged beyond the periods limited for calling in and sinking the same...
Página 251 - Council made under this Act shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within Six Weeks after issuing the same, if Parliament be then sitting, and if not, then within Six Weeks after the commencement of the then next Session of Parliament.
Página 194 - ... to examine and state the total amount of Outstanding Demands on the Bank of England, and likewise of the Funds for discharging the same...
Página 34 - An act for granting to their Majesties several duties upon tonnagex>f ships and vessels, and upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for securing certain recompenses and advantages in the said act mentioned, to such persons as shall voluntarily advance the sum of fifteen hundred thousand pounds, towards carrying on the war with France.