The Second Bank of the United States

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University of Chicago Press, 1902 - Banks and banking, Central - 538 pages
 

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Page 237 - ... by those whose interests, if not affections, would run in the same direction, there can be no doubt. All its operations within would be in aid of the hostile fleets and armies without: controlling our currency, receiving our public moneys, and holding thousands of our citizens in dependence, it would be more formidable and dangerous than the naval and military power of the enemy.
Page 480 - ... thereof, promising the payment of money to any person or persons, his, her...
Page 479 - ... of its business, and such as shall have been bona fide mortgaged to it by way of security, or conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts previously contracted in the course of its dealings, or purchased at sales, upon judgments which shall have been obtained for such debts.
Page 482 - The officer at the head of the Treasury Department of the United States shall be furnished, from time to time, as often as he may require, not exceeding once a week, with statements of the amount of the capital stock of the...
Page 482 - States, or the Territories thereof, and for distributing the same in payment of the public creditors...
Page 434 - There are very few banks which might not have been destroyed by an exertion of the power of the bank.
Page 484 - SEC. 23. And be it further enacted, That it shall-, at all times, be lawful, for a committee of either house of Congress, appointed for that purpose, to inspect the books, and to examine into the proceedings...
Page 483 - ... to the person or persons entitled to receive the same, then, and in every such case, the holder of any such note, bill, or obligation, or the person or persons entitled to demand and receive such...
Page 480 - No loan' shall be made by the said corporation, for the use or on account of the government of the United States...
Page 475 - That a bank of the United States of America shall be established, with a capital of thirty-five millions of dollars, divided into three hundred and fifty thousand shares, of one hundred dollars each share.