The History of Bimetallism in the United States

Laughlin, J. Laurence
(1850-1933)
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Editor/Trans.
First Pub. Date
1885
Publisher/Edition
New York: D. Appleton and Co.
Pub. Date
1898
Comments
4th edition.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover
Table of Contents
About the Book and Author
Preface to Fourth Edition
Preface to First Edition
Part I The United States, 1792-1873
I.I The Arguments of Bimetallists and Monometallists
I.II The Silver Period, 1792-1834
I.III Cause of the Change in the Relative Values of Gold and Silver, 1780-1820
I.IV Change of the Legal Ratio by the Act of 1834
I.V The Gold Discoveries and the Act of 1853
I.VI The Gold Standard, 1853-1873
I.VII The Demonetization of Silver
Part II The Late Fall in the Value of Silver
II.VIII The Production of Gold since 1850
II.IX India and the East
II.X Germany Displaces Silver with Gold
II.XI France and the Latin Union
II.XII Cause of the Late Fall in the Value of Silver
II.XIII The Continued Fall in the Value of Silver since 1885
Part III The United States since 1873
III.XIV Silver Legislation in 1878
III.XV Operation of the Act of 1878
III.XVI Act of 1890
III.XVII Cessation of Silver Purchases, 1893
Appendices
Appendix I Production of Gold and Silver in the World
Appendix II Relative Values of Gold and Silver
Appendix III.
Appendix IV Coinage Laws
Appendix V Coinage Statistics
Appendix VI.
Appendix VII.
Footnotes
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