The Theory and Practice of Banking, Volume 2

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1876 - Banks and banking
 

Contents

Par of Exchange between England and Ireland
12
Incorrect to say that the Act of 1844 is the complement
13
Discussion between Mr Hume and Lord Overstone
14
Tooke on Currency
15
Colonel Torrens on Currency
16
Examination of the modern opinions on Currency
17
Their description of the extraordinary debasement of the Irish
18
Consequences of these doctrines
19
Opinion of M Michel Chevalier
20
Opinion of Mr Marshall that Irish Bank notes were depre
23
Fatal conduct of the Bank of England at this period
24
Bills or Notes may be a gift causā mortis
27
The Committee do not discuss the new theory of paper
29
Policy of the Bank
30
Fundamental vice of the constitution of the Bank of England 259
35
Speculative manias have occurred both before and afterwards
36
On Banking Obligations
37
Judicious conduct of the Bank during this drain
40
Report of 1810 identical in principle with that of 1804
42
Adam Smith the parent of both these currency fallacies
43
Discussion of the points of difference
48
currency
49
Another illustration
52
Mr Horsley Palmers description of the method adopted
53
Perverse opposition to this law of nature
55
The Banks privilege held not to exclude the formation
59
Great destruction of country bank paper in 1816 rise in
60
Absurdity of
61
Decline of bullion in the Bank in 1836
65
The same continued
66
Position of the Bank in March 1838
71
The same continued
72
Appointment of the Committee on Banks of Issue in 1840
77
The same continued
78
Speech of Mr Huskisson
92
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CHAPTER
94
Mismanagement of the Bank in 1818
96
Great drain of Bullion in 181819appointment of Committee
110
Opinion of Mr Ward Director of the Bank
116
Opinion of Mr Baring
122
ON THE BUSINESS OF BANKING
133
Act to prohibit the Bank making advances to Government
134
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