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Halaman 64 - Treasury, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the President of the Board of Trade.
Halaman 383 - There never was a period in the history of this country when all the great interests of the nation were, at the same time, in so thriving a condition, or when a feeling of content and satisfaction was more widely diffused through all classes of the British people.
Halaman 201 - The quantity of exports last year was greater than in any previous year in the history of the country. Their total value was greater than in any previous year. What signified it to...
Halaman 4 - This embarrassment did not arise from any political events, either at home or abroad : it was not produced by any unexpected demand upon the public resources ; nor by the apprehension of any interruption to the general tranquillity.
Halaman 199 - ... to midwife them into the Alley. Some were divided into shares instead of hundreds and thousands, upon each of which so much was paid down; and both for them and the other kinds there were printed receipts, signed by persons utterly unknown. Persons of quality of both sexes...
Halaman 202 - If there were, in any country, a paper currency of the same denomination as coin, the paper and the coin could not circulate together : the paper would drive out the coin.
Halaman 199 - We have abundant proof of the truth of this position in the events which took place in the spring of 1793, when a convulsion occurred in the money transactions and circulation of the country, more extensive than that which we have recently experienced. At that period nearly...
Halaman 5 - His Majesty deeply laments the injurious effects which the late pecuniary crisis must have entailed upon many branches of the commerce and manufactures of the United Kingdom. "But his Majesty confidently believes, that the temporary check which commerce and manufactures may at this moment experience, will, under the blessing of Divine Providence, neither impair the great sources of our wealth, nor impede the growth of national prosperity.
Halaman 199 - ... circulation of the country more extensive than that which we have recently experienced. At that period, nearly a hundred country Banks were obliged to stop payment, and Parliament was induced to grant an issue of Exchequer bills to relieve the distress ; yet in the year 1793 there were no £1 or £2 notes in circulation in England, either by country Banks or by the Bank of England.
Halaman 165 - That an humble Address be presented to his Majesty, praying that he will be graciously pleased to issue a Commission for inquiring into the defects, occasioned by time and otherwise, in the Laws of this realm, and into the measures necessary for removing the same.