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Dollars, Or, What? a Little Common Sense Applied to Silver As Money
W. B. (William B. ) Mitchell
No preview available - 2012
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Page 29 - To this end an increase in the volume of money is demanded, and no individual or corporation should be allowed to make any profit through its issue. It should be made a legal tender for the payment of all debts, public and private.
Page 4 - The events of the year also gave rise to the most important question that has come before the American people since the close of the Civil War —the question of preparedness.
Page 74 - To stay the general disaster at the time, the New York banks imperiled their own safety by loaning money to banks in every part of the Union. I doubt whether there would have been a dozen banks with open doors in Tennessee if aid from the New York "gold bugs" had been refused, and the ruin of business men and borrowers of all classes would have been complete.
Page 9 - East and of other countries would come to us by the hundreds of millions. But give us free coinage of silver and we shall invite the ridicule and contempt of the civilized world.
Page 59 - That vague, greatly abused and little understood thing, the " money power," is a mightier force than even the populists claim that it is. It is the PEOPLE—the millions of intelligent, thrifty and prudent people who have put aside the accumulations of their industry.
Page 73 - It has been claimed that the banks "combined" to raid the Treasury and bring on the panic of 1893.
Page 72 - A State bank, with equal capital and deposits, can make more money than a National bank.
Page 9 - We want the confidence of people all over the world—want their brains and enterprise and money to aid in developing these resources.