A compendium of the English and foreign funds, and the principal joint stock companies

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Page 29 - Seal of the Governor and Company of Merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America ; and for encouraging the fishery...
Page xix - IV. : the commissioners are the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Master of the Rolls, the Accountant-General of the Court of Chancery, and the Governor and Deputy-Governor of the Bank of England, for the time being.
Page 24 - ... the governor and company of the Bank of England, or by the governor and company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America...
Page 29 - That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will be graciously pleased to...
Page 69 - ... which may hereafter take place in the personal composition of such company or partnership, either by the transfer of any shares or share therein, or by the admission of any new partner or member thereto, or by the retirement of any present partner or member therefrom : Provided always, that it shall not be lawful for any company or partnership, now consisting of only Six, or less than Six persons, to issue bank notes at any time after the number of partners therein shall exceed Six in the whole.
Page 60 - Board, that it is indispensably necessary for the Public service, that the Directors of the Bank of England should forbear issuing any Cash in payment, until the sense of Parliament can be taken on that subject...
Page 68 - M ales, any bill of exchange, or promissory note, or engagement for the payment of money payable to bearer on demand...
Page 72 - ... every such banker or other person so offending shall for every such offence forfeit the sum of One hundred pounds : Provided always, that the said commissioners shall not exercise the powers aforesaid without the consent of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury.
Page 75 - And be it enacted, That from and after the passing of this Act it shall be lawful for any society or company, or any persons in partnership, though exceeding Six in number, carrying on the business of banking in London, or within Sixtyfive miles thereof, to draw, accept, or endorse bills of exchange, not being payable to bearer on demand...
Page 11 - GRAMMAR, cloth bds., 5s. 6d. 48. Composition and Punctuation, familiarly Explained for those who have neglected the Study of Grammar. By JUSTIN BRENAN. i7th Edition. is. 6d. 49. Derivative Spelling-Book: Giving the Origin of Every Word from the Greek, Latin, Saxon, German, Teutonic, Dutch, French, Spanish, and other Languages ; with their present Acceptation and Pronunciation. By J.

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