The Elements of Banking: With Ten Minutes ̕advice about Keeping a Banker

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854 - 98 Seiten
 

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Seite 98 - And so manifold are the bearings of money upon the lives and characters of mankind, that an insight which should search out the life of a man in his pecuniary relations would penetrate into almost every cranny of his nature. He who knows, like St. Paul, both how to spare and how to abound, has a great knowledge ; for if we take account of all the virtues with which money is mixed up — honesty, justice, generosity, charity, frugality, forethought, self-sacrifice — and of their correlative vices,...
Seite 27 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Seite 65 - An Act to amend the Acts for facilitating the winding up the Affairs of Joint Stock Companies unable to meet their pecuniary Engagements ; and also to facilitate the Dissolution and winding up of Joint Stock Companies and other Partnerships.
Seite 36 - An act for granting to their Majesties several rates and duties upon tonnage of ships and vessels, and upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for securing certain recompences and advantages in the said act mentioned, to such persons as shall voluntarily advance the sum of fifteen hundred thousand pounds, towards carrying on the war against France...
Seite 1 - England called bankers, nor has the business any definition or description either by common law or by statute. By custom we call a man a banker who has an open shop, with proper counters, servants, and books, for receiving...
Seite 2 - The business of banking consists chiefly in receiving deposits of money, upon which interest may or may not be allowed — in making advances of money, principally in the way of discounting bills — and in effecting the transmission of money from one place to another.
Seite 67 - All banks, except the bank of Scotland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and the British Linen Company, are required to...
Seite 41 - London of his Name, Residence, and Occupation, or in the Case of a Company or Partnership, of the Name, Residence, and Occupation of every Person composing or being a Member of such Company or Partnership, and also the Name of the Firm under which such Banker, Company, or Partnership carry on the Business of Banking, and of every Place where such Business is carried on ; and if any such Banker, Company, or Partnership...
Seite 37 - An Act to regulate the Issue of Bank Notes, and for giving to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England certain privileges for a limited period.
Seite 98 - The philosophy which affects to teach us a contempt of money, does not run very deep ; for, indeed, it ought to be still more clear to the philosopher than it is to ordinary men, that there are few things in the world of greater importance. And so manifold are the bearings of money upon the lives and characters of mankind, that an insight which should search out the life of a man in his pecuniary relations would penetrate into almost every cranny of his nature.

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