The Great Power: Its Origin, Use, and Influence; a Brief Explanation of the Necessity for Monetary Reform


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Seite 198 - An Act for the further prevention of the counterfeiting of silver tokens issued by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England called dollars, and of silver pieces issued and circulated by the said Governor and Company called tokens, and for the further prevention of frauds practised by the imitation of the notes or bills of the said Governor and Company.
Seite 185 - Every person who acts in contravention of this section shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty not exceeding twenty pounds.
Seite 51 - Every contract, sale, payment, bill, note, instrument and security for money, and every transaction, dealing, matter and thing whatever relating to money, or involving the payment of or the liability to pay any money...
Seite 191 - Byelaws under this section shall be published in such manner as the Board of Trade may from time to time direct.
Seite 193 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled, " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary convictions and orders," inclusive of any Acts amending the same.
Seite 186 - Where any gold coin of the realm is below the cob'. g°Id current weight as provided by this Act, or where any coin is called in by any proclamation, every person shall, by himself or others, cut, break, or deface any such coin tendered to him in payment, and the person tendering the same shall bear the loss.
Seite 197 - 'paper bills of credit hereafter to be 'issued in any of His Majesty's 'colonies or plantations in America 'from being declared to be a legal ' tender in payments of money, and 'to prevent the legal tender of such 'bills as are now subsisting from ' being prolonged beyond the periods ' limited for calling in and sinking the 'same.
Seite 189 - To revoke or alter any proclamation previously made. Every such proclamation shall come into operation on the date therein in that behalf mentioned, and shall have effect as if it were enacted in this Act.
Seite 204 - Act a gold coin shall be deemed to have been illegally dealt with where the coin has been impaired, diminished, or lightened otherwise than by fair wear and tear, or has been defaced by having any name, word, device, or number stamped thereon, whether the coin has or has not been thereby diminished or lightened.
Seite 187 - An inspector under this Act shall have power to do all or any of the following things ; namely, (1.) To make such examination and inquiry as...

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