English Public Finance from the Revolution of 1688: With Chapters on the Bank of England

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Index and Glossary
Where no page number is given the subject is not treated in the text.
A
Acceptances, Use of, 8; How market was protected in 1914, 8
Accounting Officers of Exchequer, 160
Aid, 66--See Scutage, taxation
Aids, Feudal, 61
Alfred, King, 57
Allies and Dominions, Loans to March 31, 1920, Table, 34
American Securities, Mobilization of, 1914-1919, 24
American War--See War Amsterdam, Bank of, established 1609, 92, 177
Anglo-French Loan, 24; See also Debt Table, 214
Anglo-Saxon kings, Finances, 57- 59
Anne, Queen, 103
Annuities, 101
Antiqua Custuma, i.e., The ancient and equitable duties, 65
Assessments, Monthly, 67
Assets--National, 21 Assize of Arms--A medieval term. Under the assize every freeman was required to provide himself with arms and armor according to his means and rank and to stand ready for military service.
Australia--Cost of War, 1914- 1919, 1 Auxilia--A medieval tax on tenants

B
Banco del Giro, 176
Banco della Piazza del Rialto, 176
Bank Charter Act of 1844--See Bank of England, 195
Bank of Amsterdam, 177
Bank of England:--Advances to Government on Credit of Ways and Means, 42; Bank Act of 1844, terms of, 195, 197, surpension of in 1847, 1857, 1866 and 1914, 198; Bank Rate-- Effect of in regulating money rates and the exchanges, 171, normally controls money market, 171; Branches, 194; Building, 204; Bullion Report 1810, 189; Capital -- original, 181; Charter granted July 24, 1694, 87; Charter Act of 1844, 194; Clerical machinery, 203; "The Court," 203; Committees, 203; Crises, 18th Century, and the Bank, 183; Directors -- How elected, 200, personnel, 200, cannot be professional bankers, 201, committees of, 203, court of, 203; Early History, 180; Exchequer--relation to, 158; First bank in modern sense, 169; Fund of Credit idea, 102, 181; French War, Great, and the bank, 185; Functions--acts as banker to nation, 158, 170, 182, carries reserves of other banks, 170, conducts general banking business, 169, issues bank notes, 169, mobilizes national credit resources, 171; Fund of Credit, 102, 181; Government of, 200, committees, 201, clerical machinery, 203, directorate, 200; Governor and Deputy Governor--How selected, 200, change every two years, 202, duties, 202; Loan from Bank of France in 1839, 196; Note issue--rights in England practically exclusive, 169; Notes made legal tender in 1833, 194; Officers, 202; Origin,

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