John Sherman; what He Has Said and Done: Being a History of the Life and Public Services of the Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States

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H. W. Derby & Company, 1880 - Всего страниц: 258
 

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Стр. 158 - ... receivable in payment of all taxes, internal duties, excises, debts, and demands of every kind due to the United States, except duties on imports, and of all claims and demands against the United States of every kind whatsoever, except for interest upon bonds and notes, which shall be paid in coin, and shall also be lawful money and a legal tender in payment of all debts, public and private, within the United States, except duties on imports and interest as aforesaid.
Стр. 196 - And to enable the Secretary of the Treasury to prepare and provide for the redemption in this act authorized or required, he is authorized to use any surplus revenues from time to time in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and to issue, sell and dispose of, at not less than par in coin...
Стр. 72 - Louisiana, which lies north of thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, [excepting only such part thereof as is] not included within the limits of the State contemplated by this act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall be, and is hereby forever prohibited...
Стр. 198 - That so much of section three thousand five hundred and twenty-four of the Revised Statutes of the United States as provides for a charge of one-fifth of one per centum for converting standard gold bullion into coin is hereby repealed, and hereafter no charge shall be made for that service.
Стр. 114 - ... every act of my administration would be tortured, and the grossest and most insidious misrepresentations of them be made, by giving one side only of a subject, and that, too, in such exaggerated and indecent terms as could scarcely be applied to a Nero, a notorious defaulter, or even to a common pickpocket.
Стр. 129 - An Act to authorize the issue of United States notes and for the redemption of funding thereof and for funding the floating debt of the United States...
Стр. 158 - ... shall be receivable in payment of all taxes, internal duties, excises, debts, and demands of every kind due to the United States...
Стр. 199 - And whenever and so often as circulating notes shall be issued to any such banking association so increasing its capital or circulating notes, or so newly organized as aforesaid, it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to redeem the legal-tender United...
Стр. 119 - On the same day the Speaker laid before the House a communication from the Secretary of...
Стр. 101 - ... which these banks owe to the public is to keep in their vaults a sufficient amount of gold and silver to insure the convertibility of their notes into coin at all times and under all circumstances. No bank ought ever to be chartered without such restrictions on its business as to secure this result. All other restrictions are comparatively vain. This is the only true touchstone, the only efficient regulator of a paper currency — the only one which can guard the public against overissues and...

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