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" ... the governor and company of the Bank of England, or by the governor and company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America... "
A Digest of the Laws of England - Page 418
by Sir John Comyns - 1822
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John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Antoin E. Murphy, Fellow Emeritus Economics Antoin E Murphy - 1997 - 391 pages
...another financial development in Great Britain. This was the establishment in 1711 of 'the Company of the merchants of Great Britain, trading to the South Seas and other parts of America and for Encouragement of the fishing', popularly known as the South Sea Company.a7 The company was founded...
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Documents Relating to Law and Custom of the Sea

Reginald Godfrey Marsden - 1999 - 561 pages
...the said Assiento ; And whereas we have been graciously pleased to give and grant to the Goyernour and Company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas, and other parts of _ America, and for encouraging the fishery, the said licenses and Assiento, and as an instance of our...
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How the Stock Market Works: A Beginner's Guide to Investment

Michael Becket - 2004 - 208 pages
...of which the South Sea Company (actually the full and splendidly rolling name of the enterprise was The Governor and Company of Merchants of Great Britain...Seas and Other Parts of America and for Encouraging Fishery) was merely the most notorious. Its shares were issued at £100 and started 1720 at £128 10s...
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The First Crash: Lessons from the South Sea Bubble

Richard Dale - 2004 - 198 pages
...by a charter, authorised by act of Parliament, which incorporated "the Governor and Company of the merchants of Great Britain, trading to the South Seas and other parts of America, and for the encouragement of fishing". The initial assets of the company were twofold. First, it was to have...
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The Next Big Investment Boom: Learning the Secrets of Investing from a ...

Mark Shipman - 2006 - 179 pages
...May 1711 when the House of Commons passed a resolution establishing the 'Governor and Company of the merchants of Great Britain, trading to the South Seas and other parts of America and for the encouragement of fishing'. The venture was designed to bring wealth to its investors but unfortunately...
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