This work contains primary research texts regarding two centuries of the development of corporate finance in the US and Great Britain. It is designed to help scholars, financial managers, and public policymakers to investigate the historical background of issues in contemporary corporate finance.
Robert E. Wright (Author) , Richard Sylla (Author)
Acknowledgements -- Preface -- Introduction -- Note on Copy Texts -- South Sea Company, Pursuant to the Direction in Her Majestys Commission (1711) -- Thomas Fortune, An Epitome of the Stocks and Publick Funds (1796) -- Thomas Fortune and D. Morier Evans, excerpts from Fortune's Epitome of the Stocks & Public Funds, English, Foreign & American (1850) -- Robert Lucas Nash, A Short Enquiry Into the Profitable Nature of Our Investments (1881).
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