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iversity of the laws among their thirty odd kingdoms, grand and small duchies, principalities and free cities, on all subjects of trade and business.
Austria and Prussia were then the leading German powers; the former had most of its provinces outside, the latter over threefourths of them inside, of the German Bund.
Prussia, the Prussia, the strongest and wealthiest of the truly German States, was itself, as to its general and commercial laws, divided into three zones: the eastern being governed by a code adopted in 1792, known as the Landrecht ; some small districts to the west thereof, acquired in 1815, had retained the Gemeine Recht —that is, the imperial Roman lawunanimous vote in the House of Deputies, and with only one dissent in the House of Lords.
Nearly all the law-making bodies of the other German states followed in Prussia's lead.
A uniform law on bills and notes had been framed by a conference and adopted by the separate states somewhat earlier, and with much less loss of time or