The Theory and Practice of Banking, Volume 2

Couverture
Longmans, Green and Company, 1876
 

Table des matières

Par of Exchange between England and Ireland
12
Incorrect to say that the Act of 1844 is the complement
13
Discussion between Mr Hume and Lord Overstone
14
Tooke on Currency
15
Colonel Torrens on Currency
16
Examination of the modern opinions on Currency
17
Their description of the extraordinary debasement of the Irish
18
Exchange with Belfast favourable to Ireland while that with
19
Opinion of M Michel Chevalier
20
Fatal conduct of the Bank of England at this period
24
Report of the Committee
26
Discussion on second point of difference between the
28
Policy of the Bank
30
First declaration by a Parliamentary Committee that
32
Fundamental vice of the constitution of the Bank of England 259
35
Opinion of a foreign merchant
36
On Banking Obligations
37
Great multiplication of country banks in 1809
38
Judicious conduct of the Bank during this drain
40
67
42
Right of issue belongs to surviving partner
43
Remarks upon some of the evidence
44
Increase of the panic
46
Specie and Credit form the only true circulating medium 269
48
The circulation of Scotch 1 notes in England forbidden 126
49
Remark of Mr Huskisson
50
Mr Horsley Palmers description of the method adopted
53
The same continued
54
Great speculations and increase of country banks in 1813
59
The same continued
78
Act to prohibit the Bank making advances to Government
80
Provisions of the Act renewing the Bank Charter in 1833
82
Mr Vansittarts resolutions
84
Rejection of the Bullion ReportMr Peel votes with
90
Mismanagement of the Bank in 1818
96
12
102
Great drain of Bullion in 181819appointment of Committee
110
Decline of bullion in the Bank in 1836
112
Opinion of Mr Ward Director of the Bank
116
ON THE BUSINESS OF BANKING
133
70
140
CHAPTER
147
Preliminary Observations
150
180
156
Extraordinary aid afforded by the Bank of England to Com
168
50
187
CHAPTER XI
194
Great Commereial Crisis in 1793
213
Failure of the Western Bank in 1857
225
The circumstances of this failure prove the solidity of
231
Sir Robert Peel is entitled to neither the merit or the blame
254
Drain of bullion in the Autumn of 1855
262
Pole 290
295
Goodwin v Robarts
296
All Negotiable Instruments are Currency
297
Bank Credits are Ready Money 300
303
Writers who include Bank Credits as Currency
304
Opinion of Mr Holland
305
Speech of the Marquis of Titchfield
306
Cobden on Currency
310
Mr G W Norman on Currency
311
Lord Overstone on Currency
312
Discussion between Mr Hume and Lord Overstone
316
Tooke on Currency
321
Colonel Torrens on Currency
322
Examination of the modern opinions on Currency
324
Legal and Philosophical errors of these opinions
326
Consequences of these doctrines
330
Opinion of M Michel Chevalier
332
CHAPTER XIV
334
First constitution of the Bank
335
PRESENT TIME
336
The Bank receives the power of unlimited issue
337
Conversion of Peel to the Currency Principle
338
The Bank Act does not carry out this Principle
339
Arithmetical errors of the Bank Act
340
841
353
Examination of the arguments alleged for maintaining
359
22
365
Great complexity of the Act of 1844
367
An Inquiry into the Banking System of the country will
371
become necessary
378
A banker may stand in four relations to his customer
411
Trading customers
412
VOL II
417
Relation of banker to customer as WAREHOUSEMAN of Plate
434
Continuation of Sir Robert Peels speech
438
SET OFF and MUTUAL CREDIT
441
On Discounting Bills of Exchange
447
17
455
Nature of the Clearing System
461
SECTION III
475
280
484
The Marquis of Titchfields description of Currency
499
Opinion of Mr John Ward
501
General revival of prosperity in 1823
511
Resolution of the Bank of England in opposition to the evi
519
Statistics of the Scotch Banks in 1874
536
125
537
Copies
547
126
557
129
567
The speeches of Lords Liverpool and Grenville deserve to
576
475
581

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Page 466 - 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...
Page 466 - Provided always, that if the debtor, trustee, or other person liable in respect of such debt or chose in action shall have had notice that such assignment is disputed by the assignor or any one claiming under him, or of any other opposing or conflicting claims to such debt or chose in action, he shall be entitled, if he think fit, to call upon the several persons making claim thereto, to interplead concerning the same, or he may, if he think fit, pay the same into the High Court of Justice under...
Page 414 - ... so far as to give validity to any contract or agreement by way of pledge, lien, or security bond fide made by any person with such agent so intrusted as aforesaid, as well for any original loan, advance, or payment made upon the security of such goods or documents, as also for any further or continuing advance in respect thereof; and such contract or agreement shall be binding upon and good against the owner of such goods, and all other persons interested therein, notwithstanding the person claiming...
Page 466 - Any absolute assignment, by writing under the hand of the assignor (not purporting to be by way of charge only), of any debt or other legal chose in action, of which express notice in writing shall have been given to the debtor, trustee, or other person from whom the assignor would have been entitled to receive or claim such debt or chose in action...
Page 415 - India warrants, warehousekeepers certificates, warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other documents used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorising or purporting to authorise, either by indorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented...
Page 432 - No special promise to be made by any person after the passing of this Act to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person, being in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith or some other person by him thereunto lawfully authorized, shall be deemed invalid to support an action, suit or other proceeding to charge the person by whom such promise shall have been made, by reason only that the consideration for such promise does not appear in writing, or by necessary inference...
Page 419 - ... shall have transferred to and vested in him all rights of suit, and be subject to the same liabilities in respect of such goods as if the contract contained in the bill of lading had been made with himself.
Page 480 - Parliament, and that it shall not be lawful for any body politic or corporate whatsoever created or to be created, or for any other persons whatsoever united or to be united in covenants or partnership exceeding the number of six persons in that part of Great Britain called England, to borrow, owe, or take up any sum or sums of money on their bills or notes payable on demand or at any less time than six months from the borrowing thereof...
Page 503 - An order for the payment of any sum of money weekly, monthly, or at any other stated periods, and also any order for the payment by any person at any time after the date thereof of any sum of money, and sent or delivered by the person making the same to the person by whom the payment is to be made, and not to the person to whom the payment is to be made, or to any person on his behalf...
Page 415 - That any bill of lading, India warrant, dock warrant, warehousekeeper's certificate, warrant, or order for the delivery of goods, or any other document used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods ; or authorizing or purporting to authorize, either by endorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented...

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