The Agrarians tjons, believed that the Berlin Exchange was partly re sponsible for the fall of prices in corn; the Anti Semites laid stress on the fact that many of the financiers were of Jewish extraction; the Centre feared the moral effects of speculation.
The success of that system alone warrants his being placed in the first rank of American financiers.
It appeared also that many of the leading newspapers of Vienna, by which the Liberal party was supported, had received money from financiers.
Nearly the whole of the debt, it should be stated, was held in England or France, and at the instance of French financiers the stoppage of payment was followed by a scheme to unify the debt.
But the inquisitorial measures which he had begun against the financiers led to disturbances.