Anglo-American Financial Agreement: Hearings Before the Committee on Banking and Currency, United States Senate, Seventy-ninth, Congress, Second Session, on S. J. Res. 138, a Joint Resolution to Implement Further the Purposes of the Bretton Woods Agreements Act by Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to Carry Out an Agreement with the United Kingdom, and for Other Purposes. March 5,6,7,8,12,14,15,19, and 20, 1946, Volumes 22-23
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - Debts, Public - 533 pages
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Page 211 - Woods proposals for an international monetary fund and an international bank for reconstruction and development.
Page 520 - I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. As a result of war corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption In high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands, and the Republic is destroyed.
Page 528 - States provides that the Congress shall have power — To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures: To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States.
Page 20 - States to seek to bring about further agreement and cooperation among nations and international bodies, as soon as possible, on ways and means which will best reduce obstacles to and restrictions upon international trade, eliminate unfair trade practices, promote mutually advantageous commercial relations, and otherwise facilitate the expansion and balanced growth of international trade and promote the stability of international economic relations.
Page 385 - UNITED STATES SENATE, COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND CURRENCY, Washington, DC The committee met at 10:30 am, pursuant to adjournment on yesterday, in room 301, Senate Office Building, Senator Robert F.
Page 493 - Treasury is authorized to use as a public-debt transaction not to exceed $4,125,000,000 of the proceeds of any securities hereafter issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended, and the purposes for which securities may be issued under that Act are extended to include such purpose. Payment under this subsection of the subscription of the United States to the Fund or the Bank and repayments thereof shall be treated as public-debt transactions of the United States.
Page 520 - ... wealth is aggregated in a few hands, and the Republic is destroyed. I feel at this moment more anxiety for the safety of my country than ever before, even in the midst of war. God grant that my suspicions may prove groundless.
Page 523 - ... eagles such as were coined when the contract was made, and this, not because of the intrinsic value of the coin, but because of its legal value. The eagles coined after 1834, were not money until they were authorized by law, and...