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Economic essays collected by C.V. Gerritsen

Call Number: MS P435


This collection consists of three brief essays, separately bound, on the Bank of England and its power to issue Scottish notes. The items were collected by C.V. Gerritsen. One essay, "Capital and Currency: Leading Positions," was written by one individual; the other two essays regarding advantages and privileges of the Bank of England, were written by a different unidentified author.


  • Creation: 1822; 1844; 1845 (?)


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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3 folders

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Physical Location

MS P435

Physical Location

MS P459

Physical Location

MS P460

Custodial History

These manuscripts were bound uniformly around 1883, sold as a group for 18/- (18 shillings sterling; perhaps under the title "Thoughts on Currency"), acquired by C.V. Gerritsen as no. 148 (166), acquired from him by John Crerar Library, circa 1905 and marked as JC L332.5/1; JO L 332.0942 K1 (Advantages) and K2 (Privileges).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Crerar bulk purchase


Guide to the Economic Essays Collection
Economic essays collected by C.V. Gerritsen
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Economic essays collected by C.V. Gerritsen, Department of Special Collections, MS P435, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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