The Theory and Practice of Banking, Volumen2

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had not fallen
14
First declaration of the opinion that gold had risen and paper ciated
15
The Theory of the Directors of the Bank of Ireland as to the regulation of the paper currency
16
Report of the Committee
17
The Committee report that the Directors should regulate their issues by the price of guineas and the foreign Ex changes
18
Very debased state of the coinage
19
They recommend an assimilation of the English and Irish currencies
20
First declaration by a Parliamentary Committee that the paper currency should be regulated by the Foreign Exchanges
21
Perfidious conduct of Prussia in 1805
22
The Berlin decree against British commerce in 1807
23
Immense speculation in 1808 and subsequent years
24
Great multiplication of country banks in 1809
25
Report of 1810 identical in principle with that of 1804
26
Identity in sentiment between the witnesses examined before both Committees
27
State of facts agreed upon
28
Issues maintained by the other party
29
Discussion of the points of difference
30
Evidence of Mr Chambers
31
Remark of Mr Huskisson
33
ON THE THEORY OF BASING A PAPER CURRENCY ON
36
40 Judicious conduct of the Bank during this drain 179
41
Bullion is only the regulator of its amount
45
Another illustration
52
53 Mr Horsley Palmers description of the method adopted
53
Letter of Lord King
54
Lord Stanhopes Act in 1811
55
Observations of Lord Stanhope
56
Absurdity of these opinions
57
ANALYSIS OF THE BULLION REPORT
58
Great speculations and increase of country banks in 1813
59
Great destruction of country bank paper in 1816 rise in the foreign exchanges and fall in the market price of gold
60
Which is an example of the truth of the principles of the 107 Partial resumption of cash payments in 1816
61
Great drain of Bullion in 181819appointment of Committee by both Houses of Parliament to inquire into the ex pediency of resuming cash payments
62
Names of the Committee
63
Opinion of Mr Dorrein Governor of the Bank
64
Opinion of Mr Pole DeputyGovernor of tne Bank
65
Opinion of Mr Ward Director of the Bank
69
Opinion of Mr Samuel Thornton late Director of the Bank
70
The same continued
71
Opinion of Mr Thomas Tooke
72
Opinion of Mr Ricardo
73
Opinion of Mr Baring
75
Opinion of Mr John Ward
77
The same continued
78
Ministeral Resolutions
79
Speech of Lord Liverpool
80
Speeches of Lord Lauderdale and Lord King
81
Speech of Lord Grenville
82
The speeches of Lords Liverpool and Grenville deserve to be carefully studied
84
Speeches of various members
87
Chief provisions of the Act
88
Theory of the opponents of the Bullion Report
89
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93
CHAPTER X
94
Fallacy of the supposition that the increased prices of agri
102
Origin of the disaster in 1825 began at the close of 1824
108
Great apparent prosperity at the beginning of 1825
109
Description of the speculative mania of 1825
110
Collapse of Credit in the autumn of 1825
111
Rapid efflux of Bullion from the Bank of England in 1824
112
General run upon the London and country bankers
113
Policy of the Bank
114
Issue of 1 notes by the Bank which stays the panic in the country 115 34 This crisis an example of the truth of the principles of the Bullion Report
116
The speculative mania not attributable to the Bank or to the country banks
117
Run on the Bank in 1832 during the discussion on the Reform Bill
127
The inquiry left incomplete
128
Opinions of the Witnesses
129
Mr Attwoods attack on the Currency Law of 1819
130
Definition of the Banks exclusive privilege of banking
131
The Banks privilege held not to exclude the formation of joint stock banks of deposit
132
Depression of the price of wheat in 183456
133
Rise of speculation and joint stock companies
134
Position of the Bank in 183345
135
Decline of bullion in the Bank in 1836
136
The Bank of England refuses to discount any bill indorsed by a joint stock bank of issue
137
Failure of the Northern and Central Bank
138
Position of the Bank in March 1838
139
Failure of the Bank of Belgium in 1838
140
Rapid drain of bullion from the Bank in 1839
141
On the 13th July 1839 the Bank offers annuities for sale
142
Appointment of the Committee on Banks of Issue in 1840
143
Lord Overstone points out the fundamental vice of the Bank principle of 1832
145
State of the country from 1838 to 1844
146
CHAPTER
147
Errors committed by him
148
Continuation of Sir Robert Peels speech
149
Unfairness of his illustration
150
Further proposals of Sir Robert Peel
152
Continuation of Sir Robert Peels speech
153
Extract from Sir Charles Woods speech
154
Chief provisions of the Act
155
The Act authorises a violation of its own principle
157
Incorrect to say that the Act of 1844 is the complement of the Act of 1819
158
Great errors of writers who think that prices must vary exactly with the amount of the currency
159
Rapid drain of bullion in the Autumn of 1846 and Spring of 1847
160
The Bank Act shewn to be subject to the same radical vice as the Bank principle of 1832
162
Monetary pressure in April 1847
163
Error of the Bank in keeping down the rate of discount too long
164
Great failures in the autumn of 1847
165
The Government letter authorising the Bank of England to issue notes beyond the limits prescribed by the Act of 1844
167
Extraordinary aid afforded by the Bank of England to Com mercial houses in the Autumn of 1847
168
Meeting of Parliament in November 1847
169
Speech of Sir Robert Peel
172
The same continued
173
Opinion of the Governor and DeputyGovernor of the Bank of England on the Act of 1844
174
Mr Gurneys opinion
175
Mr Loyds opinion
176
Mr Herries motion
177
Comparative view of the bullion and the rate of discount of the Bank of England during 1855
178
Unexpected crisis of 1857
181
CHAPTER XI
194
Foundation of the Bank of Scotland in 1695
234
The same continued
249
The same continued
273
CHAPTER XIII
279
Definition of a Banker
304
CHAPTER XIV
334
Arithmetical errors of the Bank Act
340
Great complexity of the Act of 1844
367
Illegality of this Bank
375
A banker may stand in four relations to his customer
411
The Bank issues 1 notes
431
Bills and Notes as Goods and Chattels
485
The optional clauses in the Bank Notes
529
Arithmetical errors of the Bank
533
Credit
543
Details of this failure
576

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