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The early history of Canadian banking

Canadian currency and exchange under French rule

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Published by Journal of the Canadian Bankers" Association in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Banks and banking -- Canada.,
  • Money -- Canada.,
  • Banques -- Canada.,
  • Monnaie -- Canada.,
  • Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France).,
  • Canada -- Histoire -- Jusqu"à 1763 (Nouvelle-France).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Adam Shortt.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 13711, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 13711
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.).
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23672219M
    ISBN 100665137117


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The early Canadian banking system (British North America and New France until ; then renamed Upper and Lower Canada) was regulated entirely by the colonial ive forms of banking emerged early in the colonial period to solve the drain of wealth caused by the application of mercantilist drain of wealth translated into a complete lack of gold or silver bullion in.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The early history of Canadian banking by Shortt, Adam; 26 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Banks and banking, History, Money, Paper money, Commerce, Accessible book, Monnaie, Histoire, Papier-monnaie, Banques; Places: Canada.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Excerpt from The Early History of Canadian Banking, Vol. 4: Canadian Currency and Exchange Under French Rule During the period from to the best fields for Canadian trade fairly coincided with the outlets permitted to it, hence the relative prosperity of the : Adam Shortt.

The history of banking began with the first prototype banks which were the merchants of the world, who gave grain loans to farmers and traders who carried goods between cities.

This was around BC in Assyria, India andin ancient Greece and during the Roman Empire, lenders based in temples gave loans, while accepting deposits and performing the change of money.

Accordingly, a brief history of the early banking developments in each of the provinces will be set out. One of the earliest references to banks in the central area - Upper and Lower Canada, later the United Province, and now Ontario and Quebec - was inwhen some gentlemen of Montreal decided to establish a bank under the name of the.

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