The Theory and Practice of Banking, Τόμος 2

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Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1886
 

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Extracts from Sir Archibald Alisons History regarding
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They recommend an assimilation of the English and Irish
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Evidence of Mr Chambers
32
Mr Loyds opinion
35
Immense speculation in 1808 and subsequent years
37
Identity in sentiment between the witnesses examined before
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Another illustration
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Great absurdity of the law regarding the sale of gaineas 94 Letter of Lord King 95 Lord Stanhopes Act in 1811
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Opposed by Lord Grenville 97 Observations of Lord Stanhope
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Absurdity of these opinions 99 Lord Stanhopes Bill passed 100 Remarks upon overtrading of 1809 reserved 101 Alleged injustice of making the Ban...
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Partial resumption of cash payments in 1816
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Mismanagement of the Bank in 1818
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Speech of Mr Peel in the House of Commons
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Names of the Committee 64
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Great change in the opinions of the mercantile world regard
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ing the principles of the Bullion Report 113 Opinion of Mr Dorrein Governor of the Bank
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Opinion of Mr Pole DeputyGovernor of the Bank
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Opinion of Mr Haldimand Director of the Bank
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Opinion of Mr Ward Director of the Bank
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Opinion of Mr Samuel Thornton late Director of the Bank
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Opinion of Mr Irving
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Opinion of Mr Holland
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Opinion of Mr Thomas Tooke
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Opinion of Mr Ricardo
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Opinion of Mr Baring
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Opinion of Mr John Ward
123
Resolution of the Bank of England in opposition to evidence of the mercantile witnesses
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Reports of the Committees to both Houses 80
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Speeches of Lord Lauderdale and Lord King
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Reform Bill
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Committee of the Commons on the Bank Charter
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Mr Horsley Palmers description of the method adopted by the Bank to carry out the principles of the Bullion Report
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First appearance of the heresy that bills of exchange form no part of the circulating medium
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Definition of the Banks exclusive privilege of banking
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The Banks privilege held not to exclude the formation of Joint Stock Banks of deposit
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Provisions of the Act renewing the Bank Charter in 1833
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Depression of the price of wheat in 18343536
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Position of the Bank in 18333435
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65 Negotiation of American securities in England
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Difficulties of the Agricultural and Commercial Bank in Ireland
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Position of the Bank in March 1838
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The Bank sends a million of sovereigns to America
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The bank rate of discount much below the market rate
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Appointment of the Committee on banks of issue in 1840
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Lord Overstone points out the fundamental vice of the bank principle of 1832
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State of the country from 1838 to 1844
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CHAPTER XII
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Mr Glyns opinion
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Commencement of the crisis of 1857
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Evidence of the Governor
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Third Suspension of the Bank Charter Act
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Rivalry to the Bank
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The optional clauses in the Bank Notes
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The Bank of Scotland increases its Capital
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Palmer i 221 223
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The principle of basing a paper currency on the public funds is identical with and is as vicious as basing it on land
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Fundamental vice of the constitution of the Bank of England
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The consequences of this vicious principle are prevented by its being limited to that single instance
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This refutation incomplete
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The same continued
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Specific meaning of overissue
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Fallacy of the expression good bills 43 Adam Smith the parent of both these currency fallacies
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Bullion is only the regulator of its amount
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Specie and credit must always increase and decrease to gether
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Arguments applicable to the case of wheat also apply to debt
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Effects of the action of this principle
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In all commercial crises production should be curbed
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The same continued
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Historical proof of the fallacy of this theory
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Consequences of adopting Sir A Alisons plan
283
Judicial decisions as to the meaning of Currency
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All Negotiable Instruments are Currency
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Case of Lord Aylesburys Will
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Discussion between Mr Hume and Lord Overstone
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Examination of the modern opinions on Currency
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Opinion of M Michel Chevalier
333
The Bank receives the power of unlimited issue
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On the causes which compelled the Suspension of the Bank
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When the Foreign Exchanges are adverse the Bank must contract its issues 283
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and the Bank Act of 1814
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CHAPTER XVII
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Joint Stock Banks founded in London
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CHAPTER XVIII
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plate jewels specie deeds securities c
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The Cheque Bank 513
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On Banking Investments
419
Advances by way of Cash Credits and Overdrawn Accounts
427
On the Clearing System
435
On the London Clearing House
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On Goods taken as Security
452
On Securities by third persons
459
Factors Acts limited to mercantile transactions
469
Bills of Lading Amendment Act 1855
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Emerson 480 511 516
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Definition of Parties to an Instrument of Credit
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Greaves 419
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Miller
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Crossed Cheques
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Capacity and authority of parties
526
Funds in hands of Drawee
536
The Sea Fire Life
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Cottrell
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Byers
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558
Chartered Mercantile Bank
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281
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573
Roper
576
Measure of Damages of a Dishonoured Bill
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Σελίδα 488 - Where the instrument contains or a person adds to his signature words indicating that he signs for or on behalf of a principal, or in a representative capacity, he is not liable on the instrument if he was duly authorized; but the mere addition of words describing him as an agent, or as filling a representative character, without disclosing his principal, does not exempt him from personal liability.
Σελίδα 500 - Partial, that is to say, an acceptance to pay part only of the amount for which the bill is drawn ; 3.
Σελίδα 494 - In the hands of any holder other than a holder in due course, a negotiable instrument is subject to the same defenses as if it were non-negotiable. But a holder who derives his title through a holder in due course, and who is not himself a party to any fraud or illegality affecting the instrument, has all the rights of such former holder in respect of all parties prior to the latter.
Σελίδα 478 - Where a banker in good faith and without negligence receives payment for a customer of a cheque crossed generally or specially to himself, and the customer has no title, or a defective title, thereto, the banker shall not incur any liability to the true owner of the cheque by reason only of having received such payment.
Σελίδα 346 - ... 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...
Σελίδα 488 - But if any such instrument, after completion, is negotiated to a holder in due course, it is valid and effectual for all purposes in his hands, and he may enforce it as if it had been filled up strictly in accordance with the authority given and within a reasonable time.
Σελίδα 535 - Interest thereon from the time of presentment for payment if the bill is payable on demand, and from the maturity of the bill in any other case : (c.) The expenses of noting, or, when protest is necessary, and the protest has been extended, the expenses of protest.
Σελίδα 528 - Notice of dishonor may be waived, either before the time of giving notice has arrived, or after the omission to give due notice, and the waiver may be express or implied.
Σελίδα 527 - Where the instrument has been dishonored in the hands of an agent, he may either himself give notice to the parties liable thereon, or he may give notice to his principal. If he give notice to his principal, he must do so within the same time as if he were the holder, and the principal upon the receipt of such notice has himself the same time for giving notice as if the agent had been an independent holder.
Σελίδα 437 - Act had not passed), to pass and transfer the legal right to such debt or chose in action from the date of such notice, and all legal and other remedies for the same, and the power to give a good discharge for the same, without the concurrence of the assignor...

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