Sound Currency, 1895-1896: A Compendium of Accurate and Timely Information on Currency Questions Intended for Writers, Speakers and Students, Volume 1

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Reform Club Sound Currency Committee, 1895 - Currency question
 

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Page 270 - To him that hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Page 31 - ... the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin or its equivalent of all the obligations of the United States...
Page 20 - January 18, 1837, on which shall be the devices and superscriptions provided by said net; which coins, together with all silver dollars heretofore coined by the United States, of like weight and fineness, shall be a legal tender at their nominal value, for all debts and dues public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract.
Page 18 - That the value of foreign coin as expressed in the money of account of the United States shall be that of the pure metal of such coin of standard value...
Page 122 - But methinks he should stand in fear of fire, being burnt i' the hand for stealing of sheep. Cade. Be brave then ; for your captain is brave, and vows reformation. There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a penny ; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops ; and I will make it felony to drink small beer.
Page 23 - States, and, when so redeemed, may be reissued; but no greater or less amount of such notes shall be outstanding at any time than the cost of the silver bullion and the standard silver dollars coined therefrom then held in the treasury purchased by such notes...
Page 52 - Treasury notes of the Act of July 14, 1890, are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except where otherwise expressly stipulated in the contract. United States notes are legal tender for all debts, public and private, except duties on imports and interest on the public debt.
Page 86 - to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin,' and it also declares that 'no State shall coin money, emit bills of credit, or make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts.
Page 122 - Cheapside shall my palfrey go to grass: and when I am king, as king I will be,— ALL God save your majesty! CADE I thank you, good people: there shall be no money; all shall eat and drink on my score; and I will apparel them all in one livery, that they may agree like brothers and worship me their lord.
Page 37 - An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof...

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