Front Page Titles (by Subject) The History of Bimetallism in the United States
J. Laurence Laughlin, The History of Bimetallism in the United States 
The History of Bimetallism in the United States (New York: D. Appleton, 1898). 4th ed.
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Laughlin states in the introduction that his aim is “to present only the facts bearing on the experiments of the United States with metallic money. No special attention, therefore, has been devoted to the theory of bimetallism or to the larger principles of money involved in current discussions. In a historical study, such as this aims to be, there is neither space nor propriety for an extended treatment of principles.”
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- Preface to the Fourth Edition
- Preface to the First Edition
- Part I: The United States, 1792-1873
- Part I, Chapter I: The Arguments of Bimetallists and Monometallists
- Part I, Chapter II: The Silver Period, 1792-1834
- Part I, Chapter III: Cause of the Change In the Relative Values of Gold and Silver, 1780-1820
- Part I, Chapter IV: Change of the Legal Ratio By the Act of 1834
- Part I, Chapter V: The Gold Discoveries and the Act of 1853
- Part I, Chapter VI: The Gold Standard, 1853-1873
- Part I, Chapter VII: The Demonetization of Silver
- Part II: The Late Fall In the Value of Silver
- Part Ii, Chapter VIII: The Production of Gold Since 1850
- Part Ii, Chapter IX: India and the East
- Part Ii, Chapter X: Germany Displaces Silver With Gold
- Part Ii, Chapter XI: France and the Latin Union
- Part Ii, Chapter XII: Cause of the Late Fall In the Value of Silver
- Part Ii, Chapter XIII: The Continued Fall In the Value of Silver Since 1885
- Part III: The United States Since 1873
- Part Iii, Chapter XIV: Silver Legislation In 1878
- Part Iii, Chapter XV: Operation of the Act of 1878
- Part Iii, Chapter XVI: Act of 1890
- Part Iii, Chapter XVII: Cessation of Silver Purchases, 1893
- Appendix II: Relative Values of Gold and Silver
- Appendix Iv, Coinage Laws
- Appendix VII: Consumption of the Precious Metals In the Arts.