The World Silver Situation

Archive Report

Proposed Internation Conference on Silver

During recent months silver has become the subject of active discussion and controversy in the United States for the first time since 1896. Toward the close of the last session of Congress two resolutions were offered in the Senate by Senator Pittman of Nevada, a leading silver producing state, citing the fall in the price of silver during 1929–30 as the chief cause of the decline in the trade of the United States with China and suggesting as remedies: first, ...

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