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" This rumour, diffused by his emissaries, acted like a contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a subscription of one million, at the rate of three hundred pounds for every hundred pounds capital. "
The Chronicle of the Kings of England: From William the Norman to the Death ... - Page 195
by Nathan ben Saddi (pseud.), Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, Robert Dodsley - 1821 - 286 pages
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A Complete History of England: From the Descent of Julius Caesar ..., Volume 10

Tobias George Smollett - Great Britain - 1759
...emiffaries, acted like a contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a fubfcription of one million, at the rate of three hundred pounds for every hundred pounds capital. Perfons of all ranks crowded to the houfe in fuch a manner, that the firft fubfcription exceeded two...
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The history of England: from the revolution in 1688 to the death of George ...

Tobias George Smollett - History - 1800
...emifiaries, a^ted like a contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a fubfcription of one million, at the -rate of three hundred pounds for every hundred pounds capital. Perfons of all ranks crowded to the houfe in iuch a manner, that the firft fubfcription exceeded two...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to ...

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1803
...English trade to the South Seas would be protected and enlarged : the directors of the company having opened their books for a subscription of one million, at the rate of 300 for 100 capital stock, such was t)ie eagerness of the multitude to subscribe, that in five days...
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The History of England: From the Revolution to the Death of George the ...

Tobias George Smollett - Great Britain - 1810
...protected and enlarged. This rumour, diffused by his emissaries, acted like a contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a subscription of...exceeded two millions of original stock. In a few days this stock advanced to three hundred and forty pounds; and the subscriptions were sold for double the...
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The history of England: from the Revolution to the death of George the ...

Tobias George Smollett, David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...protected and enlarged. This rumour, diffused by his emissaries, acted like a contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a subscription of...first subscription exceeded two millions of original stack. In' a few days this stock advanced to three hundred and forty pounds; and the subscriptions...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cćsar, to the ..., Volume 9

David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...hisemissarifs, acted like a contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a subscription of on« million, at the rate of three hundred pounds for every...ranks crowded to the house in such a manner, that the iirst subscription exceeded two millions of original stock. In a few days this stock advanced to three...
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The history of England: from the revolution in 1688, to the death ..., Volume 2

Tobias George Smollett, David Hume - Great Britain - 1822
...protected and enlarged. This rumour, diffused by his emissaries, acted like a contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a subscription of one million, at the rate of-SOO/. for every 10O/. capital. Persons of all ranks crowded to the house in such a manner, that...
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Hume and Smollett abridged, and continued to the accession of George IV.

Great Britain - 1824 - 501 pages
...places in Peru, by which means the English trade to the South-Sea would be protected and enlarged : the directors opened their books for a subscription of...one million, at the rate of three hundred pounds for one hundred capital stock ; and such was the eagerness of the multitude to subscribe, that in five...
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The South sea bubble, and the numerous fraudulent projects to which it gave ...

South sea bubble - 1825
...protected and enlarged. This rumour, diffused by emissaries, acted like contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a subscription of...exceeded two millions of original stock. In a few days this stock advanced to three hundred and forty pounds ; and the subscriptions were sold for double...
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The history of England, from the revolution of 1688, to the death of George ...

Tobias Smollett, David Hume - History - 1825 - 967 pages
...protected and enlarged. This rumour, diffused by his emis•irics, acted like a Contagion. In five days the directors opened their books for a subscription of...ranks crowded to the house in such a manner, that tbe first subscription exceeded two millions of original stock. In a few days this stock advanced to...
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