Public Debts: An Essay in the Science of Finance

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D. Appleton, 1890 - Debt - 407 pages

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Page 407 - This interesting work — for it is intensely so in its aim, scope, and the ability of its author — treats of what the scientists denominate anthropology, or the natural history of the human species ; the complete science of man, body and soul, including sex, temperament, race, civilization, etc.
Page 291 - Such assignment shall be in writing, and shall be duly acknowledged before an officer authorized to take the acknowledgment of deeds, and the certificate of such acknowledgment shall be duly indorsed upon such assignment before the delivery thereof.
Page 188 - The circulation of every country may be considered as divided into two different branches ; the circulation of the dealers with one another, and the circulation between the dealers and the consumers.
Page 27 - I have to inform you, as the representative of her Majesty in one of the states against which British subjects have such claims, that it is for the British Government entirely a question of discretion, and by no means a question of international right, whether they should or should not make this matter the subject of diplomatic negotiation.
Page 320 - How entirely unconnected with them shall we be, and what troubles may we not apprehend, if the Spaniards on their right, and Great Britain on their left, instead of throwing stumblingblocks in their way, as they now do, should hold out lures for their trade and alliance?

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