Banking: Part I: Banking Principles

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Alexander Hamilton Institute, 1914 - Banks and banking - 568 pages
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Contents

I
1
II
21
III
34
IV
54
V
66
VI
82
VII
100
VIII
117
XIX
277
XX
286
XXI
301
XXII
316
XXIII
327
XXIV
340
XXV
355
XXVI
374

IX
132
X
143
XI
157
XII
176
XIII
194
XIV
206
XV
222
XVI
233
XVII
253
XVIII
266
XXVII
387
XXVIII
406
XXIX
424
XXX
442
XXXI
459
XXXII
478
XXXIII
493
XXXIV
502
XXXV
511

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Page 19 - ... the established policy of the United States to maintain the two metals on a parity with each other upon the present legal ratio, or such ratio as may be provided by law.
Page 339 - But the discount of bills of exchange drawn in good faith against actually existing values, and the discount of commercial or business paper actually owned by the person negotiating the same, shall not be considered as money borrowed.
Page 334 - He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it: and he that hateth suretyship is sure.
Page 210 - And the same shall be received at par in all parts of the United States in payment of taxes, excises, public lands, and all other dues to the United States, except duties on imports; and also 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...
Page 79 - The shareholders of every national banking association shall be held individually responsible, equally and ratably, and not one for another, for all contracts, debts and engagements of such association, to the extent of the amount of their stock therein, at the par value thereof, in addition to the amount invested in such shares...
Page 79 - ... except that shareholders of any banking association now existing under State laws, having not less than five millions of dollars of capital actually paid in, and a surplus of twenty per centum on hand, both to be determined by the Comptroller of the Currency, shall be liable only to the amount invested in their shares...
Page 284 - A special indorsement specifies the person to whom, or to whose order, the instrument is to be payable; and the indorsement of such indorsee is necessary to the further negotiation of the instrument. An indorsement in blank specifies no indorsee, and an instrument so indorsed is payable to bearer, and may be negotiated by delivery.
Page 62 - Five or more persons may become a corporation for the purpose of taking and receiving upon deposit as bailee for safekeeping and storage, jewelry, plate, money, specie, bullion, stocks, bonds, securities and valuable papers of any kind, and other valuable personal property, and guaranteeing their safety upon such terms and for such compensation as may be agreed upon...
Page 338 - Nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to prohibit such notes, drafts, and bills of exchange, secured by staple agricultural products, or other goods, wares, or merchandise from being eligible for such discount...
Page 77 - That the capital stock of any association formed under this act shall be divided into shares of one hundred dollars each, and be deemed personal property and transferable on the books of the association in such manner as may be prescribed in the by-laws or articles of association...

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