Suspension of the Bank Charter Act of 1844

British Coat of ArmsOn 12 November 1857, Palmerston, the current British Prime Minister, signed the Bill of Indemnity that suspended the Bank Charter Act for the second time in ten years. Image: The Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.


Lynn Shakinovsky, “The 1857 Financial Crisis and the Suspension of the 1844 Bank Act”

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12 Nov 1857

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