History of American Coinage

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1899 - 278 Seiten
 

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Seite 170 - That upon demand of the holder of any of the Treasury notes herein provided for the Secretary of the Treasury shall, under such regulations as he may prescribe, redeem such notes in gold or silver coin, at his discretion...
Seite 172 - And It Is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to continue the use of both gold and silver as standard money, and to coin both gold and silver into money of equal Intrinsic and exchangeable value...
Seite 148 - January 18. 1837, on which shall be the devices and superscriptions provided by said act ; 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.
Seite 160 - ... the established policy of the United States to maintain the two metals on a parity with each other upon the present legal ratio, or such ratio as may be provided by law.
Seite 28 - He that by the Plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.
Seite 149 - That any holder of the coin authorized by this act may deposit the same with the treasurer or any assistant treasurer of the United States...
Seite 149 - And the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to purchase, from time to time, silver bullion, at the market price thereof, not less than two million dollars' worth per mouth, nor more than four million dollars...
Seite 10 - The United States in Congress assembled shall also have the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or by that of the respective States...
Seite 148 - Troy of standard silver, as provided in the act of ... [January 18, 1837] . . . , on which shall be the devices and superscriptions provided by said act; which coins together with all silver dollars heretofore coined by the United States, of like weight and fineness...
Seite 187 - Two metals, as gold and silver, cannot be the measure of commerce both together, in any country : because the measure of commerce must be perpetually the same, invariable, and keeping the same proportion of value in all its parts.

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