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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...to any systems of credit which require the slightest assistance from authority; which connect, in the way of mutual assistance, the great commercial and banking concerns of individuals with the government of a country and the finances of a state; the probability there is that men will outstep the proper bounds ...
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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...to any systems of credit which require the slightest assistance from authority; which connect, in the way of mutual assistance, the great commercial and banking concerns of individuals with the government of a country and the finances of a state; the probability there is that men will outstep the proper bounds even of justice and honesty, much more of general prudence, when they can make, as they suppose, money at pleasure. It is lessons of this sort that ought also to be drawn from these transactions, because they are lessons of still greater impor tance to commercial nations, and because all such communities are far more likely to be ignorant and transgress in these points than in speculations and stock-jobbing, not to say that the consequences are far more extensively and irretrievably ruinous. The infatuation that was exhibited through the whole of the transactions in which Law was concerned was by no means confined to the French nation. By a coincidence singular enough, the year 1720 was marked in our own history by the folly of what was called the South Sea-Bubble. This subject I conceive also to be deserving of your consideration. I will make a few remarks, and leave it to your examination. There is an account of it, as there is of the French Mississippi Scheme, in Anderson's History of Commerce; but you will better understand it by a reference to Coxe's History of Sir Robert Walpole. You may read his narrative and explanation in two chapters of the first volume, and then the letters from Sir Thomas Broderick in his second volume. The observations of Stuart in his Political Economy, must by all means be referred to, and then Cobbett's Parliamentary History will do more than supply the rest. There are a few observations in Sinclair's...
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