Brooks' Foreign Exchange Text Book: An Elementary Treatise on Foreign Exchange and the Monetary Systems of the World, for the Instruction and Use of the Banker, Exporter, Importer, Tourist and Particlarly for the Scholar and Student ...

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H. K. Brooks, 1906 - Foreign exchange - 239 pages
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Page 48 - July 14, 1890, are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract. United States notes are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.
Page 48 - NOT legal tender, but both classes of certificates are receivable for all public dues, while national-bank notes are receivable for all public dues except duties on imports, and may be paid out by the government 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.
Page 47 - Cold coins, standard silver dollars. subsidiary silver, gold certificates, silver certificates, Treasury notes issued under the Act of July 14, 1890; United States notes (also called greenbacks and legal tenders), National bank notes, and nickel and bronze coins. These forms of money are all available as circulation.
Page 167 - Sixty days after sight of this First of Exchange (Second unpaid), pay to the order of John W.
Page 48 - STANDARD SILVER DOLLARS are legal tender at their nominal or face value in payment of all debts, public and private, without regard to the amount, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract.
Page 186 - Protest may be made by, — 1. A notary public; or 2. By any respectable resident of the place where the bill is dishonored, in the presence of two or more credible witnesses.
Page 6 - The coins of silver-standard countries are valued by their pure silver contents, at the average market price of silver for the three months preceding the date of this circular. tThe "British dollar...
Page 48 - ... limit of tolerance prescribed TIy law; and when below such standard of tolerance it is legal tender in proportion to its weight. Standard silver dollars are legal tender at their nominal or face value in payment of all debts , public and private...
Page 70 - ... grains of pure silver in the single dollar is $0.4586, which is the difference between the actual cost of the bullion in the dollar and the nominal value of the coin. The silver purchased by the Government is carried on the books of the treasury at its actual cost, and the seigniorage is declared on the coinage of each month and paid into the treasury.
Page 48 - ... different kinds of money in circulation in the United States, namely, gold coins, standard silver dollars, subsidiary silver, gold certificates, silver certificates, Treasury notes issued...

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