By Condy Raguet
HiG 6L ELLIOT. A extra pleasant addition may perhaps scarcely be made to the library of the gentleman or girl of flavor and refinement. The prize poems, hymns, and miscellaneous writings of Bishop Heber, the process Time via Pollok, and the wealthy, a number of, and opulent productions of the Rev. George Crabbe, are one of the commonplace works, the classics of our language. to acquire and look after them in a single quantity, can't yet be a fascinating item to their admirers. And it really is to be was hoping it is going to be present in the library of each relatives. A author within the Boston tourist holds the subsequent language with regards to those invaluable versions: Mr. Editor I wbh, with none proposal of puffing, to claim a notice or upon the Library of English Poets that's now released at Philadelphia, through Grigg Elliot; it really is definitely, bearing in mind the based demeanour during which it's published, and the moderate fee at which it truly is am rded to dealers, the simplest version of the fashionable British Poets that has ever been released during this nation. every one quantity is an eightvo of approximately 500 pages, double columns, stereotyped, and followed with 6ne engravings and biographical sketches, and such a lot of them are reprinted from Galignanis French version. As to its worth we want in basic terms point out that it includes the whole works of Montgomery, grey, Beattie, Collins, Byron, Cowper,T hom. son, Burns, Milton, younger, Scot Moore, Coleridge, Rogers, Campbell, Lamb, Hemans, Heber, Kirk White, Crabbe, the Miscellaneous Works of Goldsmith, and different martyrs of the lyre. The publishers are doing a superb provider by way of their ebook, and their volumes are virtually in as nice call for because the stylish novels of the day, and so they should be so, for they're definitely published in a mode improved to that during which we've got prior to had the works of the English Poets. THE BEAUTIES OF heritage, or Examples of the other E
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97-100 cents of United States silver currency; but 40 cents are usually assumed as the par of exchange. 144-1000 cents United States currency. The rix dollar of Bremen is a money of account, equal to 80 cents and a very small fraction United States currency. 36 A TREATISE ON FROM TATK'S CAMBIST. The par of exchange between London and Paris, is 25 francs, 22 centimes per £ stg. in gold. " is 25 " 57 " " in silver. Amsterdam, is 12 guilders, 09 centimes " in gold. " is 11 " 97 " " in silver. Hamburgh, is ,13 m'cs banco, 10$ schillings, " Bremen is 609J Rix dollars for 100 £ stg.
80, and by two sub^ sequent acts, one of 28th June, 1834, by which the British sovereign was made the equivalent in American gold coins of $4. * I say * The sign + at the end of the figures in this sentence, and wherever it oceurs, denotes that there is a fraction still remaining. CURRENCY AND BANKING. 33 "partly removed/' because, strange as it may appear, there are thousands of persons at this very day, who have no other belief on this subject, than that the nominal premium quoted on exchange, is a real advance which takes so much money out of their pockets.
But there is no natural proportion between gold and silver, as has been observed on a former occasion, any more than there is between lead and iron, and it is therefore very manifest that no law can permanently fix a par of exchange between them. When any change in their relative value takes place in the market of the trading world, whether it be by an in* The mint price of silver at that period, as well as at the present, was 5s. 2d. per ounce. The weight of the dollar was 17dwt. 8 grains, hut somewhat inferior in quality to the British standard, so that if sent to the mint, it would have produced about 4s.
A Treatise on Currency and Banking by Condy Raguet