High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The "Mississippi
Company" (of 1684) became the "Company of the West" (1717) and
expanded as the "Company of the Indies" (1719). In May 1716, the
Banque Gnrale Prive ("General Private Bank"), which developed the
use of paper money, was set up by John Law. It was a private bank,
but three quarters of the capital consisted of government bills and
government accepted notes. In August 1717, he bought the
Mississippi Company to help the French colony in Louisiana.
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