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A history of American currency with chapters on the English bank restriction and Austrian paper money by William Graham Sumner

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Published by H. Holt and Company in New York .
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  • Money -- United States -- History,
  • Currency question -- Great Britain,
  • Paper money

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Edition Notes

Statementby William G. Sumner ... To which is appended "The bullion report."
LC ClassificationsHG501 .S8
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 391 p.
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23329707M
LC Control Number06014842

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