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- Deed of Settlement of the Northamptonshire Union Bank, Established under the Authority of an Act of Parliament . . . To Which Is Appended an Abstract of the Act. Capital, 537,500 [pounds sterling] in 21,500 Shares [etc.]
- T.E. Dicey, Mercury Office, Northampton, 1880?.
- The rare work setting forth the settlement deed establishing the bank in 1836, reconstructing the private banking business of John and Samuel Percival, following the enactment of the act (7 Geo IV c.46) regulating banking copartnerships in England
- Original pebbled cloth, somewhat worn and spotted and a bit strained, but a good clean copy; one copy in OCLC and COPAC only, with a different collation
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- $ 250.00
- Potter, William
- The Trades-man's Jewel: Or A safe, easie, speedy and effectual Means, for the incredible advancement of Trade . . . By making their Bills to become current instead of Money, and frequently to revolve through their Hands [etc.]. Wing P3036. Quarto
- Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [etc.], London, 1650.
- Only edition of a pioneering tract, one of two by Potter as "the first of the Cromwellian banking schemes", predating the Bank of England's founding in 1694 and confirming the "well advanced" study of the mechanism of exchange during the Interregnum
- Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the margins cut close just affecting some side notes (legibility preserved), light browning; the Taussig copy
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- banks, legal reform
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