The Silver Struggle, 1890-1894

The Silver Struggle, 1890-1894

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894* edition. Excerpt: ...in all respects deserved, of consideration and deference; but it frankly stated to them that the Portuguese monetary system now in force would not allow of its entry into the bimetallic union now contemplated. (Page 33.) Declaration of the delegation of Russia. The Kussian Government reserves to itself entirely its right of opinion upon this whole matter, and in nothing renounces its liberty of action by reason of any resolutions of the conference. So far as concerns my personal position in the midst of this assembly, I cannot do better than repeat what has just been said on his own behalf by my honorable colleague, the representative of Portugal. (Page 33.) Declaration of the delegate of Greece. The delegate of Greece, in presence of the declarations made by the honorable delegates of England, of Russia, of Portugal, etc., considers it his duty also to declare that, in his capacity of representative of a State which has adopted monometallism, he would not be able to join in any measure which might lead to a change of this system. (Page 34.) Declaration of the delegates of Austria-Hungary. Our attitude will therefore be chiefly one of friendly reserve, and while taking ad referendum the results of our deliberations, we are not able to enter into any engagement upon any particular point. And further, if any one of us should think proper to take part in the discussion, it would only be to express his personal opinions. (Page35.) Declaration of the delegate of Sweden, My Government, while reserving the entire liberty of action upon the subject of its monetary system, has given permission to its delegate to take part in the discussions of the conference. Declaration of the delegate of Norway. The Scandinavian countries have a monetary union based...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236679954
  • 9781236679956