Scottish banker, or, A popular exposition of the practice of banking in Scotland. by William Hugh Logan

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Edinburgh: Fraser & Crawford. External links This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat (UTC). Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution. Indeed, as Tyler Goodspeed explains in his fine Harvard University Press book, Legislating Instability: Adam Smith, Free Banking, and the Financial Crisis of (p.

34), although certain Scottish banks first began including option clauses on their notes as means for protecting themselves against note redemption “raids” staged by rival banks, in practice the main purpose such clauses served before they were outlawed was that of protecting Scottish banks Author: George Selgin.

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book it was no less in the interest of many Scottish citizens, and Scottish bank creditors especially, than it was in that of Scottish bankers than sue their banks, large numbers of prominent. That meddling consisted of two regulatory restrictions imposed upon the Scottish banks by Parliament as components of the Bank Notes Act (Scotland) ofthe full title or which is "An Act to prevent the inconveniences arising from the present method of issuing notes and bills by banks, banking companies, and bankers, in that part of Great.

A current account deficit of 10% would mean that up to £16 billion would be draining out of the Scottish banking system overseas each year. Without access to the Bank of England to replace this. Holland went on to serve as the Scottish bank´s first Governor although most of the support for the new company came from citizens of Edinburgh or from Scots settled in London.

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Over recent years there has been an ever increased amount of litigation relating to banking matters. The Scottish system served the public well, too: bythe value of bank assets per capita in Scotland was pounds, compared with just six pounds per capita in England.

Scottish banks were also less likely than English banks to fail or impose losses on their debt holders.

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