A Counting-house Dictionary: Containing an Explanation of the Technical Terms Used by Merchants and Bankers, with a Description of the Coins on which the Exchanges of the World are Based
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accept allowance amount applied Bank banker bear Bill Bonds bullion called capital cent charge cheque circulation claim coinage commodities contract converted coupons currency debt demand deposited derived divided document dollar duty Economics employed England English equal exchange expressed fine fineness fixed foreign francs French funds German give given gold gold coin Government grains grammes hand Hence holder House important interest issued Italian Italy kind labour Latin letter loan London loss mark means merchants metal Monetary months notes origin paid parties passed payable payment penny person phrase piece possession pound practice present produce profit received rendered respect sense shares shillings signifies silver coin sometimes standard sterling Stock term things trade transfer usually weight worth
Página 181 - Touching the adventures and perils which we the assurers are contented to bear and do take upon us in this voyage: they are of the seas, men of war, fire, enemies, pirates, rovers, thieves, jettisons, letters of mart and countermart, surprisals, takings at sea, arrests, restraints...
Página 210 - Where a banker in good faith and without negligence receives payment for a customer of a cheque crossed generally or specially to himself, and the customer has no title, or a defective title, thereto, the banker shall not incur any liability to the true owner of the cheque by reason only of having received such payment.
Página 181 - Part thereof; and in case of any Loss or Misfortune, it shall be lawful to the Assured, their Factors, Servants, and Assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in and about the Defence, Safeguard and Recovery of the said Goods and Merchandises and Ship, Ac., or any Part thereof, without Prejudice to this Insurance; to the Charges whereof we, the Assurers, will contribute, each one according to the Rate and Quantity of his sum herein assured.
Página 180 - Ship, or the Master thereof, is or shall be named or called, beginning the Adventure upon the said Goods and Merchandises from the loading thereof aboard the said Ship upon the said Ship, &c and shall so continue and endure...
Página 326 - ... any investigation, legal proceeding or 'remedy in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment as aforesaid, and any such investigation, legal proceeding or remedy...
Página 210 - Where a person takes a crossed cheque which bears on it the words " not negotiable," he shall not have and shall not be capable of giving a better title to the cheque than that which the person from whom he took it had.
Página 205 - ... unless by deed indented, executed in the presence of two witnesses, twelve calendar months before the death of the donor, and enrolled in the Court of Chancery within six months after its execution...
Página 322 - That on demand made by or on behalf of the prosecutor, he gave all the information in his power with respect to the persons from whom he obtained such goods or things ; or (c) That otherwise he had acted innocently ; be guilty of an offence against this Act.
Página 172 - Now therefore the wheat, and the barley, the oil, and the wine, which my lord hath spoken of, let him send unto his servants: and we will cut wood out of Lebanon, as much as thou shalt need: and we will bring it to thee in floats by sea to Joppa; and thou shalt carry it up to Jerusalem.