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

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855 - 102 Seiten
 

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Seite 102 - ... 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, — it is a knowledge which goes near to cover the length and breadth of humanity : and a right measure and manner in getting, saving, spending, giving, taking,...
Seite 24 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun...
Seite 102 - 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...
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 recompenses 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 67 - 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 41 - Wales shall, within One Month next after the passing of this Act, give Notice in Writing to the Commissioners of Stamps and Taxes at their Head Office in London of such Claim, and of the Place and Name and Firm at and under which such Banker has issued such Notes during the...
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 70 - All banks, except the bank of Scotland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, and the British Linen Company, are required to...
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...

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