A Familiar Explanation of the Nature, Advantages and Importance of Assurances Upon Lives ... to which are Added, the Principles, Terms, and Tables of Seventy London Assurance Offices and an Extensive Bibliographical Catalogue of Works on the Subject

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Smith, Elder and Company, 1842 - Insurance, Life - 228 pages

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Page 205 - ON THE VALUATION OF ANNUITIES AND ASSURANCES on LIVES and SURVIVORSHIPS; on the Construction of Tables of Mortality ; and on the Probabilities and Expectations of Life.
Page 215 - MORGAN -AN ESSAY ON PROBABILITIES, And on their Application to Life Contingencies and Insurance Offices.
Page 200 - Tables for the Purchasing and Renewing of Leases, for terms of years certain, and for lives ; with rules for determining the value of the reversion of estates after any such leases ; and for the solution of other useful problems, adapted to general use.
Page 203 - Advowsons, &c. , and for the Renewing of Leases held under Cathedral Churches, Colleges, or other corporate bodies ; for Terms of Years certain, and for Lives ; also for Valuing Reversionary Estates, Deferred Annuities, Next Presentations, &c., together with Smart's Five Tables of Compound Interest, and an Extension of the same to lower and Intermediate Rates. By WILLIAM INWOOD, Architect.
Page 204 - THE DOCTRINE OF CHANCES; or, THE THEORY OF GAMING, Made Easy to every Person acquainted with common Arithmetic so as...
Page 97 - An Act for the better securing certain Powers and Privileges intended to be 'granted by His Majesty, by Two Charters, for Assurance of Ships and Merchandises at 'Sea, and for lending Money upon Bottomry, and for restraining several extravagant and 'unwarrantable Practices therein mentioned...
Page 50 - That from and after the passing of this act, no insurance shall be made by any person or persons, bodies politick or corporate, on the life or lives of any person or persons, or on any other event or events whatsoever, wherein the person or persons for whose use, benefit, or on whose account such policy or policies shall be made, shall have no interest, or by way of gaming or wagering; and that every assurance made, contrary to the true intent and meaning hereof, shall be null and void, to all intents...
Page 188 - The Rights of Churches and Colleges defended ; in answer to a pamphlet called ' An Enquiry into the customary estates and tenant-rights of those who hold lands of church and other foundations, by the term of three lives, &c. by Everard Fleetwood, esq.;' with remarks upon some other pieces on the same subject,
Page 199 - Observations on the Probabilities of the Duration of Human Life, and the Progress of Population in the United States of America.
Page 198 - A plan for rendering the poor independent on public contribution ; founded on the basis of the Friendly Societies, commonly called Clubs.

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