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A Concise Treatise on Commercial Book-keeping - Page 175
by Benjamin Franklin Foster - 1843
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A complete system of theoretical and mercantile arithmetic: Comprehending a ...

George G. Carey - Business & Economics - 1818 - 574 pages
...118 120 147150 205270 309i 315 29i 379 368 30 MARINE INSURANCE*. MARINE INSURANCE, or ASSURANCE, is a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages, for a stipulated sum, to insure another party from any loss or damage, Which his property may meet with, at sea. Those persons, who take upon...
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The elements of book keeping, by single & double entry, to which is annexed ...

James Morrison (accountant.) - Business & Economics - 1825
...person employed by merchants to effect insurance on their ships and cargoes. INSURANCE, or ASSURANCE, is a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages for a stipulated sum, to insure another party against a risk to which he is exposed. The Insurer or Underwriter is the party who takes upon...
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A Concise Treatise on Commercial Book-keeping: Elucidating the Principles ...

Benjamin Franklin Foster - Bookkeeping - 1836 - 171 pages
...sustained ? Ans. PROFIT AND Loss Dr. to the Bankrupt, for the sum lost by his failure. * INSURANCE, is a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages,...a risk to which he is exposed. The party who takes the risk is called the Insurer or Underwriter ; the party protected by the insurance is called the...
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A complete system of practical book-keeping

C. Morrison - 1843
...Instalments, payments of a debt in certain proportions and at stipulated times. Insurance or Assurance, is a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages,...takes upon him the risk, is called the Insurer or Undenvriter; and the party protected by the insurance is called the Insured; the sum paid is called...
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A key to the commercial arithmetic

James Morrison (accountant.) - 1845
...time of payment. QUERIES IN MARINE INSURANCE. Page 132. (1.) Q. What is INSURANCE ? A. INSURANCE is a contract of indemnity, by which one Party engages for a stipulated Sum, to insure another party ajjainst a risk to which he is exposed. (2.) Q. What are the PARTIES called ? A. The Person who...
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The young clerk's manual; or, Counting-house assistant

Young clerk - History - 1846
...that a young Mercantile Man should be initiated in the principles of Marine Insurance. Insurance is a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages,...who takes upon him the risk, is called the Insurer, Assurer, or Underwriter; ana the party protected by the Insurance is called the Insured, or Assured;...
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The counting-house assistant

Benjamin Franklin Foster - Business & Economics - 1847
...creditor, a sum due is to be paid at stipulated times. Insarance. A contract, by which one party engages to insure another against a risk to which he is exposed....the party protected by the insurance is called the Insared; the sum paid is called the Premium; and the instrument containing the contract is called the...
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A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Commerce - 1852
...othrr «laics are parties. — See Kent's Commentariei on American Law, Sect 37. — Am. At] INSURANCE, a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages, for a stipulated sum, in insure another açaiiiet a risk to which he is exposed. The party who takes upon him the rir>!{,...
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Elements of arithmetic, Part 2

Horace Mann - 1855
...person employed by merchants to effect insurance on their ships and cargoes. INSURANCE or ASSURANCE, is a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages, for a stipulated sum, to insure another party against a risk to which he is exposed. The Insurer or Underwriter is the party who takes upon...
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The national arithmetic: on the inductive system, combining the ..., Book 3

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1857 - 324 pages
...interest, allowing the rate of interest to be 6 per cent. ? Ans. 63 days. INSURANCE. 442. INSURANCE is a contract of indemnity, by which one party engages,...a stipulated sum, to insure another against a risk or loss to which he is exposed. The insurer or underwriter is the party taking the risk. The premium...
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