THE SUCCESSIVE STEPS IN THE GROWTH OF MONEY TRACED
FROM THE DAYS OF BARTER TO THE INTRODUCTION OF
THE MODERN CLEARING-HOUSE, AND MONETARY
PRINCIPLES EXAMINED IN THEIR RELATION
TO PAST AND PRESENT LEGISLATION
by William Brough
Individuality is left out of their scheme of government. The State is all in all.—Burke.
The cuneiform inscription in the Liberty Fund logo is the earliest-known written appearance of the word "freedom" (amagi), or "liberty." It is taken from a clay document written about 2300 B.C. in the Sumerian city-state of Lagash.