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" The whole number of country banks in England was unknown; their capitals, and characters, were unknown. Their imprudence only was known, which had already ftiaken their own credit. "
An estimate of the comparative strength of Britain during the present and ... - Page liii
by George Chalmers - 1794 - 254 pages
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An Estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great Britain, During the Present ...

George Chalmers - Great Britain - 1794 - 289 pages
...the banking-houfes, which " circulate promifory notes, have -not contributed, " in any confiderable degree, to our prefent dif" trefs." The many which...whole number of country banks in England was unknown j their capitals, and characters, were unknown. Their imprudence only was known, which had already...
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An Historical View of the Domestic Economy of G. Britain, and Ireland, from ...

George Chalmers - Great Britain - 1812 - 496 pages
...stopt, the many that paused, all demonstrate how greatly they contributed to our commercial misery. The whole number of country banks in England was unknown;...Their imprudence, only was known, which had already shaken their own credit. And suspicion fastened upon all, though the event has proved, that they were,...
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Observations on paper money, banking, and overtrading

Henry Brooke Parnell (1st baron Congleton.) - 1827
...stopt ; some of which, however, afterwards went on, in their usual course of punctual payments." — " The whole number of country banks in England was unknown...their imprudence only was known, which had already shaken their own credit *." Mr. Macpherson, in his Annals of Commerce, speaking of the commercial convulsion...
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The One Pound Note in the Rise and Progress of Banking in Scotland: And Its ...

William Graham - Bank notes - 1886 - 324 pages
...ever depend on the near proportion of the demand to the supply. The whole number of country bankers in England was unknown, their capitals and characters were unknown ; their imprudence only was known." In this universal increase the Bank of England was not behind ; it enlarged its note issues from 6,000,000...
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