Act of June 8, 1872: Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to receive United States notes on deposit from national banking associations in sums of not less than ten thousand dollars, and to issue certificates therefor in denominations of not less than five thousand dollars, which certificates were authorized to be counted as reserve, but drew no interest.
Act of February 19, 1873: Requiring the publication of statistical information in the Comptroller's annual report in regard to State banks.
Act of March 3, 1873: Prohibiting the use of the word "National" by any banking institution other than a national bank, as part of its title, and prescribing a penalty of fifty dollars a day for violation of this provision.
Act of March 3, 1873: Providing for an assessment of stockholders to make good an impairment of the capital stock of a bank.
Act of June 20, 1874: Fixing the maximum amount of United States notes and providing for a redistribution of national bank circulation.
Act of June 23, 1874: Requiring the destruction of United States and national bank notes by maceration instead of by burning.
Act of June 23, 1874: Providing for a two-cent tax on bank checks.
Act of January 14, 1875: Abolishing the limit on the aggregate amount of national bank circulation. This Act repealed
Section 5177 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, and authorized an increase of circulation by each association without regard to the aggregate amount outstanding of all the banks, and removed the restriction as to the apportionment of circulation among the States and Territories.
Act of January 19, 1875: Authorizing the formation of national gold banks, to issue circulation redeemable in gold coin of the United States.
Act of February 18, 1875: Correcting certain errors and omissions in the Revised Statutes of the United States.
Act of February 19, 1875: Amending the Act of June 3, 1864, in regard to the appointment of national bank examiners and the method of compensation.
Act of March 3, 1875: Providing for the printing of national bank notes on distinctive paper.
Act of March 3, 1875: Providing for a clerical force for the redemption of national bank notes, and requiring the banks to reimburse the Treasury Department annually the amount expended in the maintenance of such force.
Act of June 30, 1876: Providing for the appointment of receivers for national banks under certain conditions.
Act of February 27, 1877: Amending the Act of March 3, 1873, providing for an annual examination of the plates, dies, bed pieces, etc., from which national bank notes are printed.
Act of February 27, 1877: Amending the Act of June 3, 1864, requiring not less than five reports of condition to be made by the banks upon call of the Comptroller of the Currency.
Act of February 27, 1877: Amending the Act of June 3, 1864, relative to the manner in which redeemed notes shall be destroyed.
Act of March 1, 1879: Abatement of the semi-annual duty on circulation of insolvent national banks.
Act of February 14, 1880: Authorizing the conversion of national gold banks into currency associations.
Act of February 26, 1881: Authorizing reports of condition and dividend and earnings reports of the bank to be verified before a notary public, or any other officer having an official seal, authorized to administer oaths.
Act of July 12, 1882: Authorizing the extension of the corporate existence of national banks.
Act of July 12, 1882: Authorizing the issue of gold certificates in exchange for gold coin.
Act of July 12, 1882: Providing a penalty for falsely certifying checks.
Act of March 3, 1883: Repealing the tax on capital and deposits.
HENRY W. CANNON Comptroller of the Currency, 1884-1886.