The Theory and Practice of Banking, Volumen2

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Longman Green, 1876
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Exchange with Belfast favourable to Ireland while that with Dublin adverse 12
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Difference of 12 per cent between Exchange with Dublin and with Belfast
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First declaration of the opinion that gold had risen and paper had not fallen
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First investigation into the theory of the paper currency
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Report of the Committee
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The Committee report that the Directors should regulate their issues by the price of guineas and the foreign Ex changes
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Very debased state of the coinage
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They recommend an assimilation of the English and Irish currencies
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First declaration by a Parliamentary Committee that the paper currency should be regulated by the Foreign Exchanges
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Perfidious conduct of Prussia in 1805
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The Berlin decree against British commerce in 1807
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Immense speculation in 1808 and subsequent years
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Great multiplication of country banks in 1809
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Report of 1810 identical in principle with that of 1804
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Identity in sentiment between the witnesses examined before both Committees
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State of facts agreed upon
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Issues maintained by the other party
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Discussion of the points of difference
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Evidence of Mr Chambers
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Remark of Mr Huskisson
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Letter of Lord King
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Opinion of a foreign merchant
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Judicious conduct of the Bank during this drain
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Speech of Sir Robert Peel
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ANALYSIS OF THE BULLION REPORT
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Conclusion
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regarding the paper currency should be regulated
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Mr Horsley Palmers description of the method adopted
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Table shewing the chief variations in the marketprice
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during the whole of the Restriction from 1797 to 1819
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Great drain of Bullion in 181819appointment of Committee
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Opinion of Mr Holland
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Speech of Lord Liverpool
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Mr Attwoods attack on the Currency Law of 1819
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Great errors of writers who think that prices must vary exactly with the amount of the currency
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Rapid drain of bullion in the Autumn of 1846 and Spring of 1847
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The Bank Act shewn to be subject to the same radical vice as the Bank principle of 1832
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Monetary pressure in April 1847
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Error of the Bank in keeping down the rate of discount too long
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Great failures in the autumn of 1847
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The Government letter authorising the Bank of England to issue notes beyond the limits prescribed by the Act of 1844
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mercial houses in the Autumn of 1847
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Meeting of Parliament in November 1847
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Speech of Sir Robert Peel
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The same continued
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Opinion of the Governor and DeputyGovernor of the Bank of England on the Act of 1844
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Mr Gurneys opinion
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Mr Loyds opinion
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Mr Herries motion
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Comparative view of the bullion and the rate of discount of the Bank of England during 1855
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Great absurdity of the law regarding the sale of guineas 54
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Great Commereial Crisis in 1793
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Their description of the extraordinary debasement of the Irish
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The same continued
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CHAPTER XIII
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CHAPTER XIV
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ing discount banking
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Great complexity of the Act of 1844
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CHAPTER XV
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CHAPTER XVI
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Preliminary Observations SECTION I
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Definition of a Banker 2 A banker may stand in four relations to his customer Lik narent 3 Relation of banker to customer as PURCHASER from b ...
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Relation of banker to customer as PAWNEE of Banking
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SECTION II
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SECTION III
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The same continued
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