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Sixteen months at the gold diggings

By: Woods, Daniel Bates, 1809-1892
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Sixteen Months at the Gold Diggings

By: Woods, Daniel Bates, 1809-1892

...ps in the Southern Mines before starting home in November, 1850. His book offers an exceptionally realistic picture of the drudgery of mining and the business side of miners' companies...

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The Pursuit of the House-Boat. Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, Under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq

By: Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922
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Banking and Business

By: Willis, Henry Parker, 1874-1937; Edwards, George William, B. 1891

... PARKER WILLIS TORONTO BANKERS? EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION BANKING AND BUSINESS BANKING AND BUSINESS BY H. PARKER WILLIS, PH.D. Professor of Ba... ...ER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON MCMXXII uo 1055965 BANTING AND BUSINESS Copyright, 1923, by Harper & Brothers Printed in the United Stat... ... 59 VI. BANK OPERATION 74 VII. DEPOSITOR AND His BANK 95 VIII. FINANCING THE BUSINESS MAN- 106 IX. BANK PORTFOLIOS 131 X. RESERVES 150 XI. THE BANK ST... ...en to present an outline of modern American banking in its relation to other business. Their intention has been to prepare a university and college te... ...n teaching those elements of banking which are most needed in the schools of business and commerce now in process of development at many of our univer... ...ization of the work in the intro- ductory course in banking in the School of Business of Columbia University. The teaching of banking in American coll... ...e requirements of those who are pursuing their studies with a view to actual business life. While for such students it is essential that a reasonable ... ...r own operations and by exposi- tion of their relationship to other types of business. Experience, too, seems strongly to support the thought that hi ... ...tline knowledge of the bank as a working institution an element in themodern business organization. The principles of money, it is thought, should be ...

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Principles of Political Economy

By: Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909

... training and study which can seldom be undertaken with success after one has entered upon the serious business of life. It has therefore the highest ... ...nt. Chapter XIII. Organization of Banhs in Detail 168 83. Weakness o! banking. 84, 85. Tluctuations of business. 86. Suspension of specie payments. 87... ...rices notdetermined by competition. 36. Cases where competition is difficult. 37-39. Competition among business managers. Chaptee VII. Of Profits and ... ...st would not be expressing any opinion upon the good or evil of the drunkard's desires. It IS his sole business to trace cause to effect, and in domg ... ...n-sense methods to its solution. The situation is this : every man who reads tlie newspapers transacts business, and studies history is brought from d... ... its manufacture is stimulated. The traders in a cer- tain South American port once found a profitable business in purchasing a particular kind of bas... ...rely scientific inquirer, pursues his investigations without any spirit of praise or depreciation. His business is to describe human society exactly a... ... all other manufactured pro- ducts in possession of those who are to wear or use them. VII. The skill, business ability, or knowledge which enable the... ...contribute to the enjoyment of others, includ- ing the talents of the actor, the ability of the man of business, the knowledge of the lawyer, and the ...

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Principles of Political Economy

By: Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909

...n seldom be undertaken with success after one has entered upon the serious business of life. It has therefore the highest elements of value to the stu... ...on of Banks vn Detadl 168 83. Weakness of banking. 84, 85. Fluctuations of business. 86. Suspension of speciepayments. 87-90. The nationalbank- ing sy... ...tition. 36. Cases where competition is difficult. 37-39. Competition among business managers. Chapter VII. Of Profits amd Cost of Production 257 40. T... ...ny opinion upon the good or evil of the drunkard's desires. It IS his sole business to trace cause to effect, and in doing so to accept things as they... ...tion. The situation is this : every man who reads the newspapers transacts business, and studies history is brought from day to day into contact with ... ...ed. The traders in a cer- tain South American port once found a profitable business in purchasing a particular kind of basket which the natives sup- p... ...rsues his investigations without any spirit of praise or depreciation. His business is to describe human society exactly as it is, feel- ing that the ... ... ducts in possession of those who are to wear or use them. VII. The skill, business ability, or knowledge which enable their possessors to contribute ... ...of others, includ- ing the talents of the actor, the ability of the man of business, the knowledge of the lawyer, and the skill of the physician, are ...

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A Cyclopedia of Commerce and Commercial Navigation

By: Homans, Isaac Smith, Jr., 1832-1879; Homans, Isaac Smith, 1807-1874

...to a voyage, and uncertain hopes ofrecovery, would often be ruinous to the business ofthe merchant; and therefore, if the object of the voyage be lost... ... is com- mendably clean. An inspector is appointed to each abattoir, whose business it is to prevent the sale ofunwholesome meat, and to enforce order... ...r- chants, traders, bankers, etc., use for recording their transactions in business. Accountant, or Accomptant, in the most gen- eral sense, is a pers... ..., in order to solve a few ques- tions that occur in particular branches of business, we choose rather to keep it distinct from the science 'of arithme... ...ivate them. They neither sow, reap, plant, nor undertake any expedition or business, without previously consulting the stars, or, in other words, thei... ...perior to Amsterdam, the latter still enjoys a re- spectable share of this business. The Bank of the Netherlands was established at Amsterdam in 1814.... ...trade in corn. They have at all times had a large capital embarked in this business. The variations which are perpetually occurring in the harvests ea... ...tries was, for a very long period, almost entirely carried on in them. The business of marine insurance was largely and successfully prosecuted at Ams... ...uch disputes as might arise in conducting this difficult but highly useful business. It is singular, however, not- withstanding the sagacity of the Du...

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The World's Opportunities and How to Use Them

By: Guernsey, Alfred Hudson, 1825-1902

... Butter Product.—No Necessity for Bad Butter. — Opportunities in the Dairy Business . . . . 131 CHAPTER XH. REQUISITES FOR THE SUCCESSFUL FARMER. Prop... ...Special Requisites for the Market-gardener or Fruit-grower.—They Need Good Business Skill.—Requi- sites for the Successful Stock-raiser.—Must Understa... ...the Trades.—Concen- tration intoLarge Establishments.—TheArtisan as Man of Business and Master- workman.—Comparative Decrease in the Number of Employe... ... Demand.—Every Industry is Connected with Every Other.—Available Capital. —Business Capacity is Capital.—Ready for Opportunities.—Illustrative Exam- p... ...ousand, or a hundred thou- sand, or any other sum, and must then go out of business, what- 4 THE WORLD'S OPPORTUNITIES. ever his business may be. One... ...d 16 THE WORLD'S OPPORTUNITIES. All one's plans of life and operations in business should be materially modified by his age, and especially by the pr... ...given age, and under the ordinary conditions of human existence. Hence the business of life insurance has come to be an almost exact science. The figu... ...d it. The employer lives partly by his own immediate labor in managing his business, and partly by a share in the products of the labor of his employe... ...g in those States is not, except under special circumstances, a profitable business—at least, does SOWING AND REAPING IN DAKOTA. See Note 2. FARM PR...

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Duff's Book-Keeping

By: Duff, Peter, 1802-1869
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Duff's Book-Keeping

By: Duff, Peter, 1802-1869
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Duff's Book-Keeping

By: Duff, Peter, 1802-1869
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Economics for the People; Being Plain Talks on Economics, Especially for Use in Business, In Schools, And in Women's Reading Classes

By: Bowker, Richard Rogers, 1848-1933

...S ,FOR· THE PEOPLE BEING PLAIN TALKS ON ECONOMICS, ESPECIALLY FOR USE IN BUSINESS, IN SCHOOLS, .AND IN WOMEN'S RE.ADING CL.ASSES - r/ NEW YORK H... ...ry and condition of our own .country. I may add that it is the work of a business man, drawn largely from business experience. I shall be obliged t... ...king boy does, a good deal of geography and history. All this was" doing business," just as men do it. My friend and I each got what we wanted, an... ... each of us gained by the exchange. This is what any two men do in every" business transac­ tion," else they would not take the trouble to do busine... ...and sold for money; then I bought English and French money to do foreign business; and wh4t I made I put into a savings­ bank at interest. My profit... ...uy other stamps, from which I made more profit. When we think about real business, we find that almost all of it is quite like these transactions. ... ... panics, can be thought out till they are seen to be just like my . boy business. ECONOMICS is the science which deals with these things. There h... ...it, and however we define it, this study is that which tells ho\v and why business is done, how and why men trade. For every act of business is, un­... ...n, and the study is very interesting. It is only common-sense applied to business. The best way to keep the study easy and interesting is to take u...

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Illustrated History of the Panama Railroad

By: Otis, Fessenden N. (Fessenden Nott), 1825-1900
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Wealth against Commonwealth

By: Lloyd, Henry Demarest, 1847-1903

...re constantly extending their relations so as to cover new branches of the business and invade new terri- tories." It is true that such a list, like a... ...d is stronger than any public power 3'et at call. What we call Monopoly is Business at the end of its jour- ney. The concentration of wealth, the wipi... ... There are no solitary truths, Goethe says, and monopoly — as the greatest business fact of our civilization, which gives to business what other ages ... ...to pay the large sums of money expended to exclude others froni tlie match business, remove competition, buy up machinery and patents, and purchase ot... ...f corporations, to be used at discretion in control- ling the property and business of the country against the in- terest of the public and that of th... ...l them their mines or all the product by refusing to supply cars for their business, and by charging rates for the transportation of coal so high that... ...s asked by a committee of Congress why he did not sell out and give up the business? He was willing, he said, to abide the time when his rights on the... ...considerable time and a large amount of energy and skill in building up my business, and I rather like to continue it." " In other words, you don't wa... ...m retail coal-dealers, who apparently labor under fears of injury to their business in case they should appear and give evidence." "During tlie first ...

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The Bankrupt Law of the United States. 1867. With Notes, And a Collection of American and English Decisions Upon the Principles and Practice of the Law of Bankruptcy. Adapted to the Use of the Lawyer and Merchant

By: James, Edwin John, 1812-1882

...suit pending therein in equity. Said courts may sit for the transaction of business in bankruptcy at any place in the district, ofwhich place, and the... ...uptcy.' Such courts are to be always open for the transaction ofbankruptcy business. A judge ofthe Court ofBankruptcyhas the same powerwhen sitting in... ..., and to sit in chambers and dispatch there such part ofthe administrative business ofthe court and such uncontested matters as shall be defined in ge... ... to sit in chambers in bank- ruptcy, and conduct, in addition, such of the business as may be specially directed by the judge, and as may be denned in... ...dge ofthe judicial district in which such debtor has resided or carried on business for the six months nextimmediatelypreceding the time offiling such... ...judge ofthe judicial district inwhich the debtor has resided or carried on businessfor the six months next immediately 28 THE BANKRUPT LAW. [§ 11. pr... ...the time of filing his petition within one district, and having carried on business for the same period within another, will give the petitioner the r... ...e for an asportavit of goods, per. quod the plaintiffwas prejudiced in his business and believed insolvent, though not for mere personal wrongs, Wrigh... ..., and they paid P. & Co. a fixed annual sum for transact- ing their London business. When a bill was ac'ceptedby P.& Co:, the Hull Bank debited the de...

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