On the 18th the plan was adopted for funding the public debts.
But why, Mr. Chairman, should we hasten on this business of funding?
We may gather all the roses of the funding system without its thorns.
Hamilton's funding system was a scheme to corrupt the country.
For himself, he upheld the funding system, that is, the plan of shelving the debt upon the future.
Confederate money still depreciates, in spite of the funding act.
Great crowds are funding their Treasury notes to-day; but prices of provisions are not diminished.
A great crowd of people have been at the Treasury building; all day, funding Treasury notes.
To-day the clerks were paid in the new currency; but I see no abatement of prices from the scarcity of money, caused by funding.
This act was immediately followed by an amendment to the bill then depending before the Senate for funding the debt of the Union.