A Century of banking in New York (Google eBook)

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George H. Doran, 1922 - Banks and banking - 335 pages
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Page 299 - SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That, in order to avoid misconstruction, it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of this act, so far as the question of slavery is concerned, to carry into practical operation the following propositions and principles, established by the compromise measures of 1850, to wit:
Page 249 - Europe hereunder; and, as far as lies in their power, will exert all financial influence and will make all legitimate efforts to protect the Treasury of the United States against the withdrawals of gold pending the complete performance of this contract.
Page 299 - June, 1831, at noon, and the said company do hereby promise and agree to and with the said assured, her executors, administrators, and assigns, well and truly to pay or cause to be paid the said sum insured to the said Mrs.
Page 259 - Each bank is governed by a board of nine Directors, six of whom are elected by the member banks.
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Page 320 - Map hereunto annexed, and that for four Voyages within the term of three years, commencing the first of January, sixteen hundred and fifteen next ensuing, or sooner, without it being permitted to any other person from the United Netherlands to...
Page 207 - to take into consideration the best means of restoring to the city of Baltimore that portion of the western trade that has been lately diverted from it by the introduction of steam navigation and by other causes/ At this meeting one of the boldest enterprises was inaugurated.

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