The Theory and Practice of Banking, Volum 2

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The p tine
11
The trac
12
Dublin adverse
13
changes
19
Immense speculation in 1808 and subsequent years
25
7
26
Discussion of the points of difference
31
Evidence of Mr Chambers
32
Remark of Mr Huskisson
34
Another illustration
35
Discussion on second point of difference between the two parties
36
Opinion of a foreign merchant
37
Discussion of the third point of difference between the parties
38
Discussion of the fourth point of difference reserved
39
The same continued
40
The same continued
41
The same continued 66 The same continued
43
The same continued
44
The same continued
45
The same continued
46
The same continued 78 The same continued
47
Resolutions of Mr Horner
48
Mr Roses reply to Mr Horner
49
Mr Vansittarts resolutions
50
Historical untruth of the doctrine that the coinage never was intended to contain any fixed quantity of bullion
52
Examples of this given by Mr Sharp
53
Resolutions of Mr Vansittart
54
Mr Canning tries to persuade Mr Vansittart to abstain from pressing his resolution
55
Letter of Lord King
56
Opposed by Lord Grenville
57
Observations of Lord Stanhope
58
Alleged injustice of making the Bank buy gold at the market price
59
Great speculations and increase of country banks in 1813
60
Great destruction of country bank paper in 1816 rise in the foreign exchanges and fall in the market price of gold
61
Partial resumption of cash payments in 1816
63
Great drain of bullion in 181819appointment of Com mittee by both Houses of Parliament to enquire into the expediency of resuming cash payments
64
Opinion of Mr Dorrein Governor of the Bank 114 Opinion of Mr Pole DeputyGovernor of the Bank
66
Opinion of Mr Haldimand Director of the Bank
67
Opinion of Mr Ward Director of the Bank
71
Opinion of Mr Samuel Thornton late Director of the Dank
72
Opinion of Mr Thomas Tooke
74
Opinion of Mr Ricardo
75
Opinion of Mr Baring
77
Opinion of Mr John Ward
79
Reports of the Committees to both Houses
80
Ministerial resolutions
81
Speeches of Lord Lauderdale and Lord King
83
Speech of Lord Grenville
86
Rejection of the Bullion ReportMr Peel votes with
90
majority 34
92
CHAPTER XI
96
Proposal for the equitable adjustment of contracts
102
First appearance of the heresy that bills of exchange form
132
Position of the Bank in 18333435
138
The crisis an example of the truth of the principles of
142
The bank rate of discount much below the market rate
144
of
150
Errors committed by him
151
Continuation of Sir Robert Peels speech
152
Unfairness of his illustration
153
Fallacy of cultural 15 Second att 1823
154
Continuation of Sir Robert Peels speech
155
Further proposals of Sir Robert Peel
156
Extract from Sir Charles Woods speech
157
Chief provisions of the Act
158
The Act authorises a violation of its own principle
160
Incorrect to say that the Act of 1844 is the complement of the Act of 1819
161
Great error of writers who think that prices must vary exactly with the amount of the Currency
162
The Bank Act shewn to be subject to the same radical vice as the bank principle of 1832
165
Passes off after the first week of May
167
Great failures in the Autumn of 1847
168
The Government letter authorising the Bank of England to issue notes beyond the limits prescribed by the Act of 1844
170
Extraordinary aid afforded by the Bank of England to Com mercial houses in the Autumn of 1847
171
Meeting of Parliament in November 1847
172
Speech of Sir Robert Peel
175
The same continued
176
Opinion of the Governor and DeputyGovernor of the Bank of England on the Act of 1844
177
Mr Gurneys opinion
178
35 Mr Loyds opinion PAGR
179
Mr Glyns opinion
180
Comparative view of the bullion and the rate of discount of
182
Judicious conduct of the Bank during this drain
183
Pressure in 1856
184
Improved management of the Bank
185
Remarkable difference between the rates of discount of the Banks of England and France
196
Parliament
198
Rivalry to the Bank
199
The Bank issues 1 notes
200
Proposals to the Bank
201
Foundation of the Royal Bank in 1727
202
The optional clauses in the Bank Notes
205
Fall in the Scotch Exchanges
206
Act to forbid the optional clauses
208
Extract from Adam Smith
209
The Ayr Bank
213
The Bank of Scotland increases its Capital
216
Great Commercial Crisis in 1793
217
The Commercial Bank founded in 1810
218
CHAPTER XIV
243
The same continued
249
Accounts of the French Assignats
257
The same continued
258
His extraordinary inconsistency
260
Sir Robert Peel is entitled to neither the merit nor the blame
261
The same continued
262
Practical results of Laws Theory
263
Fifth exampleThe American banking convulsions of 183739
264
The principle of basing a paper currency on the public funds is identical with and is as vicious as basing it on land
266
Fundamental vice of the constitution of the Bank of England
267
The consequences of this vicious principle are prevented by its being limited to that single instance
268
This refutation incomplete
271
The same continued
273
Specific meaning of overissue
274
Fallacy of the expression good bills
275
Bullion is only the regulator of its amount
276
Specie and credit must always increase and decrease to gether
277
The rate of discount is the true mode of acting upon the paper currency
278
Effects of the action of this principle
279
In all commercial crises production should be curbed
280
Consequences of violating this principle 250
281
Historical proof of the fallacy of this theory
282
CHAPTER XV
287
Judicial decisions as to the meaning of Currency
293
Shee
295
Hoare
298
All Negotiable Instruments are Currency
304
Writers who include Bank Credits as Currency
312
Discussion between Mr Hume and Lord Overstone
320
Legal and philosophical errors of these opinions
326
currency
334
When the Foreign Exchanges are adverse the Bank must contract its issues 283
350
Regulations of Bank Charter Act 1833
384
Causes of the failure of Joint Stock Banking in England
390
Decay of private Banking
396
CHAPTER XVIII
402
On Short Bills
412
On Banking Investments
419
Advances by way of Cash Credits and Overdrawn Accounts
427
On the Clearing System
435
On the London Clearing House
443
Rules relating to a Bankers Lien
452
Simpson
453
On Securities by third persons
462
Phillips
464
Attenborough
469
Second attack by Mr Western on the Currency Act in June
472
CHAPTER XX
478
Gardiner
480
Oakes i 221 ii
481
Lawson
492
Rutt
493
The most celebrated examples of Lawism
511
Troy
541
Accounts of the French Assignats
547
Boyd
550
The same continued
558
Stobart 563
563
Duke of Argyll 564
564
Kemp
573
Lomax
575
Opinion of M Michel Chevalier
581
Conflict of Laws
587
Discussion in Parliament on the commercial crisis
595
536
600
Foster
603
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Pàgina 570 - Where in a bill drawer and drawee are the same person, or where the drawee is a fictitious person, or a person not having capacity to contract, the holder may treat the instrument, at his option, either as a bill of exchange or a promissory note.
Pàgina 542 - Partial, that is to say, an acceptance to pay part only of the amount for which the bill is drawn ; 3.
Pàgina 536 - In the hands of any holder other than a holder in due course, a negotiable instrument is subject to the same defenses as if it were non-negotiable. But a holder who derives his title through a holder in due course, and who is not himself a party to any fraud or illegality affecting the instrument, has all the rights of such former holder in respect of all parties prior to the latter.
Pàgina 520 - Where a banker in good faith and without negligence receives payment for a customer of a cheque crossed generally or specially to himself, and the customer has no title, or a defective title, thereto, the banker shall not incur any liability to the true owner of the cheque by reason only of having received such payment.
Pàgina 580 - Where a bill has been paid for honor, all parties subsequent to the party for whose honor it is paid are discharged, but the payer for honor is subrogated for, and succeeds to, both the rights and duties of the holder as regards the party for whose honor he pays and all parties liable to the latter.
Pàgina 584 - Where two or more parts of a set are negotiated to different holders in due course, the holder whose title first accrues is as between such holders...
Pàgina 469 - ... the master or other person signing the same, notwithstanding that such goods or some part thereof may not have been so shipped, unless such holder of the bill of lading shall have had actual notice at the time of receiving the same that the goods had not been in fact laden on board...
Pàgina 538 - Where a bill is addressed to two or more drawees who are not partners, presentment must be made to them all...
Pàgina 479 - Act had not passed), to pass and transfer the legal right to such debt or chose in action from the date of such notice, and all legal and other remedies for the same, and the power to give a good discharge for the same, without the concurrence of the assignor...

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