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Author Hill, Britton Armstrong, 1818-1888.

Title Absolute money : a new system of national finance, under a co-operative government. / By Britton A. Hill
Published St. Louis : Soule, Thomas & Wentworth, 1875
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, pages, 1 leaf, 117 pages)
Contents Metallic money and money of account -- The Bank of Venice -- Bills of exchange -- The fairs of Europe -- Government issues and bonds -- Banks and bank issues -- History of our American paper money -- The nature of absolute money -- The superiority of absolute money over every bond scheme -- Relation of absolute money to coin -- John Law's paper money scheme -- A specie basis necessarily a falsehood, a delusion, and an absurdity -- The true basis for absolute money -- Relation of absolute money to foreign exchanges -- Absolute money would cause neither inflation nor an increase of prices -- How to substitute absolute money for our bonds -- Relation of the absolute money to the national and other banks
Notes Print version record
Subject Money -- Miscellanea.
Paper money -- United States.
Genre/Form Trivia and miscellanea.
Form Electronic book