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" Considering that the pound is the present standard, and therefore associated with all our ideas of money value, and that it is the basis on which all our exchange transactions with the whole world rest, it appears to Your Committee that any alteration... "
Parliamentary Papers - Page v
by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1853
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Transactions of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts, Volume 4

Royal Scottish Society of Arts - 1856 - 860 pages
...even the importance of the pound is surely overrated, when it is stated by the committee and witnesses that "it is the basis on which all our exchange transactions with the whole world rests, and any change in it would lead to infinite complication and embarrassment in our commercial...
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The Decimal System in Numbers, Coins, and Accounts: Especially with ...

John Bowring - 1854 - 302 pages
...The first question to be decided is, what shall be the unit of the new system of coinage ; and the Committee have no hesitation in recommending the present...all our exchange transactions with the whole world rests, it appears to the Committee that any alteration of it would lead to infinite complication and...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer, Volume 5

1854 - 500 pages
...adoption of a decimal coinage, that the unit be the present £1 sterling. On this they remark, — " Considering that the pound is the present standard,...complication and embarrassment in our commercial dealings." For other reasons, as well as those stated, we think most decidedly that the£l should be the unit...
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The Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Engineering, Agricultural ..., Volume 71

1859 - 668 pages
...sidering," that report went on to state — " con" sidering that the pound is the present stan" dard, and therefore associated with all our " ideas of money value, and that it is the basis " про» which all our exchange transactions with " the whole world rests, it appears to the corn"...
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Measures, Weights, & Moneys of All Nations: And an Analysis of the Christian ...

Wesley Stoker Barker Woolhouse - 1881 - 308 pages
...system of coinage ; and your Committee have no hesitation in recommending the present pound ^rling. Considering that the pound is the present standard,...and therefore associated with all our ideas of money yalue, and that it is the basis on which all our exchange transactions with the whole world rest, it...
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Murray's Magazine, Volume 3

1888 - 882 pages
...arithmetic." The Committee recommended the pound sterling as the unit of the new system of coinage. "Considering that the pound is the present standard,...and that it is the basis on which all our exchange operations with the whole world rest, any alteration of it would lead to infinite complication and...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 47; Volume 110

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1888 - 926 pages
...arithmetic." The Committee recommended the pound sterling as the unit of the new system of coinage. Considering that the pound is the present standard,...and that it is the basis on which all our exchange operations with the whole world rest, any alteration, of it would lead to infinite complication and...
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