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" It acts, not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state. It receives and pays the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the publie ; it circulates exchequer bills ; and it advances to government the annual amount... "
Historical Sketch of the Bank of England: With an Examination of the ... - Page 33
by John Ramsay McCulloch - 1831 - 77 pages
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London, by David Hughson, Volume 3

Edward Pugh - 1806
...members. It acts not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state; receiving and pnying the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the public ; circulating Exchequer bills ; and advancing to government the annual amount of the land and malt...
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London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British ..., Volume 3

David Hughson - London (England) - 1806
...members. It acts not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state; receiving and paying the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of th« public ; circulating Exchequer bills ; and advancing to government the annual amount of the land...
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1810 - 524 pages
...as an ordinary bank, but (as we have 'already seen) as a great engine of state; receiving and paying 'the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the public ; circulating exchequer/ •bills; and advancing to government. the annual amount Of the land and malt...
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Dissertation on the first principles of government

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1819
...Bank (Wtyfi Smith, book ii. chap. g,) aett not «nly as an ordinary hank, but as an engine of statf- ; it receives and pays the greater part of the annuities...which are due to the creditors of the public." (It is worth observing, that the public, or the Nation, is always put for the Government in speaking of...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...as an ordinary hank, hut (as we have already seen) as a great engine of state j receiving and paying the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the public ; circulating exchequer bills ; and advancing to government the annual amount of the land and malt...
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The ancient remains, antiquities, and recent improvements of the ..., Volume 1

Henry Thomas (antiquarian.) - 1830
...members. It acts not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state ; receiving and paying the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the public ; circulating exchequer bills ; and 301 advancing to Government the annual amount of the land and malt...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1835
...lent to government and wasted long ago. . " The bank (says Smith, book ii. chap. 2.) acts not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state...which are due to the creditors of the public." (It is worth observing, that the public, or the nation, is always put for the government, in speaking of...
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A Letter to the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Melbourne, on the Causes of ...

Robert Torrens - Banks and banking - 1837 - 66 pages
...conducts all the monetary transactions of the Government. " It " acts," says Adam Smith, " not only as an " ordinary bank, but as a great engine of "...due to the " creditors of the public ; it circulates exche" quer bills, and it advances to Government " the annual amount of the land and malt " taxes,...
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A Letter to the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Melbourne: On the Causes of ...

Robert Torrens - Banks and banking - 1837 - 66 pages
...conducts all the monetary transactions of the Government. " It " acts," says Adam Smith, " not only as an " ordinary bank, but as a great engine of "...due to the " creditors of the public; it circulates exche" quer bills, and it advances to Government " the annual amount of the land and malt " taxes,...
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A new geographical, historical, and commercial grammar

William Guthrie - 1843 - 80 pages
...ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state. It receives and pays the greater part of the annuities that are due to the creditors of the public; it circulates...and it advances to government the annual amount of various taxes. It likewise discounts the bills of merchants ; and has, upon several occasions, supported...
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