The speeches of ... William Huskisson, with a biogr. memoir, Volum 1


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Side 56 - Observations on the Principles which Regulate the Course of Exchange; and on the Present Depreciated State of the Currency.
Side 2 - An Act for making Wet Docks, Basons, Cuts and other Works, for the greater Accommodation and Security of Shipping, Commerce, and Revenue within the Port of London; and to make Regulations relating to the said Docks.
Side 186 - That in order to revert gradually to this security, and to enforce meanwhile a due limitation of the paper of the bank of England, as well as of all the other bank paper of the country, it is expedient to amend the act which suspends the cash payments of the bank, by altering the time till which the suspension shall continue, from six months after the ratification of a definitive treaty of peace, to that of two years from the present time.
Side 107 - Our true policy would surely be to profess, as the object and guide of our commercial system, that which every man who has studied the subject must know to be the true principle of commerce, the interchange of reciprocal and equivalent benefit We may rest assured that it is not in the nature of commerce to enrich one party at the expense of the other. This is a purpose at which, if it were practicable, we ought not to aim ; and which, if we aimed at, we could not accomplish.
Side 244 - Britain ; and shall be issued at the receipt of the Exchequer to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, to be by them placed to the account of the commissioners for the reduction of the national debt...
Side 49 - COMMITTEE appointed to enquire into the cause of the High Price of Gold Bullion, and to take into consideration the state of the Circulating Medium, and of the Exchanges between Great Britain and Foreign Parts...
Side 147 - In the first grief on his friend's loss, he uttered expressions which were certainly received as a pledge that he would never enter office in conjunction with those who had left Mr Canning in the lurch. His words, as avowed by himself, were, ' that his wounds were too green and too fresh to admit of his serving in the same cabinet with those who had deserted the service of the country,, at the time his friend's administration was formed.
Side 311 - That this House do resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into consideration the Distressed St,,te of the Agriculture of the United Kingdom.
Side 185 - THAT the Promissory Notes of the Bank of England are stipulations to pay,' on demand, the Sum in Pounds Sterling, respectively specified in each of the said Notes.
Side 63 - Whoever buys, gives, whoever sells, receives such a quantity of pure gold or silver as is equivalent to the article bought or sold; or if he gives or receives paper instead of money, he gives or receives that which is valuable only as it stipulates the payment of a given quantity of gold or silver. 22 Financial Pamphlets. 580. "Most unquestionably,

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