A Review, Financial, Statistical, & Commercial, of the Empire of Brazil and Its Resources; Together with a Suggestion of the Expediency and Mode of Admitting Brazilian and Other Foreign Sugars Into Great Britain for Refining and Exportation

A Review, Financial, Statistical, & Commercial, of the Empire of Brazil and Its Resources; Together with a Suggestion of the Expediency and Mode of Admitting Brazilian and Other Foreign Sugars Into Great Britain for Refining and Exportation

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...were found to have been 19,053,930/3', consisting of " 98,308 in 1X notes. 98,308 2%, QOJOOO 3, 60,473 6X, or about five per cent small notes. The notes from 8/8' to 90X made up the amount of 9,728,000$; and those from 100 to 400% each absorbed an amount of 8,404,000%. The 18 and 2X had not been issued before the 4th of July, 1828. These new notes were replaced by Government notes in 1834, to the amount seen in the preceding list. At the closing of the bank several bad debts of a large amount were found, and one to the amount of '/'00,0()())5' by a former director. ' The following is the decree issued in 1833 for forming a national bank, which has never been carried into effect. The regency, in the name of the emperor Don Pedro II., hereby makes known to all the subjects of the empire that the general assembly has decreed, and the regency has sanctioned, the following law: ART. 1. In all departments of the public revenue, gold and silver in ingots, or national or foreign coins, shall be received at the rate of 2x500 per oitava of gold of 22 carats. 2. The half-ounce pieces of gold shall, as heretofore, be coined without having any nominal value impressed thereon. 3. There shall be established in the city of Rio de Janeiro a bank of circulation and deposit, with the denomination of " Bank of Brazil," which shall continue for the space of twenty years, reckoned from the commencement of its operations. 4. Its capital may be increased to 20,000,000 ', divided into shares of 100%' paid up in precious metals, as fixed by Art. 1. 5. Govemment shall be holders of 40,000 shares, the pay ment of which shall be effected in an indefinite space of time by the following funds: 1. The funds now...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236852168
  • 9781236852168