Gold and Debt: An American Hand-book of Finance, with Over Eighty Tables and Diagrams Illustrative of the Following Subjects: the Dollar and Other Units; Paper Money in the United States and Europe; Gold and Silver in the United States and Europe; Suspensions of Specie Payments; the Era of Gold; Values of the Precious Metals; the Era of Debt; the Rise and Fall of Prices; Also, a Digest of the Monetary Laws of the United States

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S. C. Griggs, 1877 - 292 pages

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Page 203 - They shall enter into articles of association, which shall specify in general terms the object for which the association is formed, and may contain any other provisions, not inconsistent with law, which the association may see fit to adopt for the regulation of its business and the conduct of its affairs.
Page 230 - Shareholders (Sec. 5210). —The president and cashier of every national banking association shall cause to be kept at all times a full and correct list of the names and residences of all the shareholders in the association, and the number of shares held by each, in the office where its business is transacted. Such list shall be subject to the inspection of all the shareholders and creditors of the association, and the officers authorized to assess taxes under state authority, during business hours...
Page 210 - The shareholders or stockholders of every banking or insurance corporation or association shall be held individually responsible, equally and ratably, and not one for another, for all contracts, debts, and engagements of such corporation or association, to the extent of the amount of their stock therein, at the par value thereof, in addition to the amount invested in such shares or stock.
Page 168 - ... provisions of a private, local, or temporary character, shall not repeal, or in any way affect any appropriation, or any provision of a private, local, or temporary character, contained in any of said acts, but the same shall remain in force ; and all acts of Congress passed prior to said last named day no part of which are embraced in said revision, shall not be affected or changed by its enactment.
Page 197 - ... the faith of the United States is solemnly pledged to the payment in coin, or its equivalent, of all t he obligations of the United States...
Page 189 - ... 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.
Page 204 - The persons uniting to form such an association shall, under their hands, make an organization certificate, which shall specifically state: First. The name assumed by such association; which name shall be subject to the approval of the Comptroller of the Currency. Second. The place where its operations of discount and deposit are to be carried on, designating the State, Territory, or district, and the particular county and city, town, or village.
Page 175 - That the standard for both gold and silver coins of the United States shall be such that of one thousand parts by weight nine hundred shall be of pure metal and one hundred of alloy ; and the alloy of the silver coins shall be of copper...
Page 226 - Suits, actions and proceedings against any association under this Title may be had in any circuit, district, or territorial court of the United States held within the district in which such association may be established, or in any State, county, or municipal court in the county or city in which said association is located, having jurisdiction in similar cases.
Page 201 - And on and after the first day of January, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, the Secretary of the Treasury shall redeem in coin the United States legal-tender notes then outstanding, on their presentation for redemption at the office of the Assistant Treasurer of the United States in the city of New York in sums of not less than fifty dollars.

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