A History of Banking in All the Leading Nations

A History of Banking in All the Leading Nations

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...into the capital stock of the Bank of Milledgeville at par, because all other bank stock was at a premium. At this time the Central Bank had loans outstanding $1,103,111, of which there was in suit $46,924; unpaid $211,058; bills under protest $72,400. A report on the Bank of the State showed the capital, $1.5 millions; circulation, $151,742; surplus, $110,100. Alabama.--Inasmuch as the Constitution of Alabama provided that there should be only one Bank of the State, it was necessary, when other banks with capital obtained on the State credit were thought to be required, that they should be organized as branches of the Bank of the State. The consequence was that the Bank of the State of Alabama came to consist of branches almost entirely independent of the first one, which was considered the parent bank, at Tuscaloosa. The first such branch was established January 21, 1832, at a place to be set by the Legislature. It became the branch at Montgomery. The capital was to be $300,000, provided it could be obtained on a five per cent. loan at par. It was not to come from the existing Bank of the State. The Legislature were to elect the president and directors; it was to last until 1845; lowest denomination of notes $1; to report to the Bank of the State at Tuscaloosa and be subject to examination by it; debts exclusive of deposits not to exceed twice the capital; the faith of the State was pledged for the redemption of the notes and payment of its debts. November 17th, another branch was established at Decatur, for which five per cent. thirty-year State stock to the amount of $1 million was to be issued. The provision in the charter of the Bank of the State that its loans should be allotted to the counties by population was repealed January...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236798252
  • 9781236798251