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scheme for ameliorating the financial troubles of the times, but has in each case been incidental to the statement of the facts. If others, upon the basis of the same facts, should arrive at different conclusions, it should not render this compilation of facts any the less valuable as a book of reference, which it was the author's aim to make.
CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 1876.
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Monetary units of all countries (Tables 4, 5 and 6),
The pound sterling and the dollar as,
The "dollar" in Frankfort and Paris, -
Of international exchange,
Of the medieval banks,
Period of greatest contraction,
PAPER MONEY IN EUROPE.
Of the Bank of France in 1848 and 1870,
Remarkably slight depreciation of the notes of the Bank
of France (see note to page 557),
Various effects of on value of currency,
Its stimulating effects on industry and trade,
Diagram showing the approximate volume of paper money
Cause of the decline of silver with the decline of gold after
Relative values of gold and silver, in accordance with the
experience of two hundred years,