Lombard Street: A Description of the Money Market

Author: Walter Bagehot
Henry S. King: 1873

  1. Introduction
  2. A General View of Lombard Street
  3. How Lombard Street Came to Exist
  4. The Position of the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Money Market
  5. The Mode in Which the Value of Money is Settled in Lombard Street
  6. Why Lombard Street Is Often Very Dull, and Sometimes Extremely Excited
  7. A More Exact Account of the Mode in Which the Bank of England Has Discharged Its Duty of Retaining a Good Bank Reserve
  8. The Government of the Bank of England
  9. The Joint Stock Banks
  10. The Private Banks
  11. The Bill Brokers
  12. The Principles Which Should Regulate the Amount of Banking Reserve to be Kept by the Bank of England
  13. Conclusion