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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1872, by
WILLIAM A. RICHARDSON,
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D. C.
PRACTICAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THE PUBLIC DEBT.
Debt which has ceased to bear interest; coin certificates; certif.
United States notes and fractional currency; distinctive
Registered and coupon bonds, how transferred; issue of dupli-
cates in case of loss or destruction; conversion of bonds; pay-
Coin in the treasury; sale of gold; purchase of bonds; redemp-
Obligation to pay principal and interest in coin; the sinking
Established policy of the country, coeval with the constitution,
to maintain the public credit, to gradually pay the principal of
THE NATIONAL BANKING LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH NOTES
AND REFERENCES TO THE DECISIONS OF THE COURTS AND OPINIONS
2. Act of June 3, 1864, authorizing the formation of national
3. Act of June 30, 1864, section 110, taxing State banks, &c. 142
4. Act of March 3, 1865, taxing notes of State banks, &c., and
relating to State banks converted into national banks----- 145
5. Act of March 2, 1867, in relation to three per cent. certifi-
cates which may be held by banks as part of their reserves. 147
6. Act of March 26, 1867, section 2, taxing the notes of towns,
8. Act of February 19, 1869, to prevent the loaning of money on
United States notes and the withholding of them from use. 149
9. Act of March 3, 1869, requiring returns from banks------ 149
15. Act of March 3, 1869, in relation to certified checks----- 151
11. Act of April 6, 1869, to punish persons aiding or abetting
12. Act of July 8, 1870, declaring what officers are subject to the
13. Act of July 12, 1870, to provide for the redemption of three
per cent. certificates, for an increase of national bank notes,
14. Act of July 14, 1870, requiring national banks going into
15. Act of June 6, 1872, amending act taxing State banks, &c.
16. Regulations as to payment of duties by national banks...----- 160