Tate's Modern Cambist: Forming a Manual of Foreign Exchanges ...

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Page 22 - BILL OF EXCHANGE, (foreign,) or letter of credit, drawn in but payable out of the United States, if drawn singly, or otherwise than in a set "of three or more...
Page 11 - Yard, when compared with a Pendulum vibrating Seconds of Mean Time in the Latitude of London in a Vacuum at the Level of the Sea...
Page 11 - May one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, the Straight Line or Distance between the Centres of the Two Points in the Gold Studs in the Straight Brass Rod, now in the Custody of the Clerk of the House of Commons, whereon the Words and Figures
Page 22 - INLAND BILL OF EXCHANGE, Draft, or Order for the Payment to the Bearer, or to Order, at any Time otherwise than on Demand...
Page 23 - FOREIGN BILL OF EXCHANGE drawn out of the United Kingdom, and payable out of the United Kingdom, but indorsed or negotiated within the United Kingdom, the same Duty as on a Foreign Bill drawn within the United Kingdom, and payable out of the United Kingdom.
Page 19 - A Practical Treatise of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank Notes, Banker's Cash Notes, and Checks. 4th Ed. Enlarged. London, 1843. 1 vol. 24mo. BYLES (John Barnard) on Bills of Exchange, &c. 1st Ed. See
Page 12 - Before 1826, the chief of the measures of capacity agreeing with those of the United States, were the wine gallon of 231 cubic inches, the beer gallon of 282 cubic inches, and the Winchester bushel of 2150.42 cubic inches.
Page 9 - By comparing the number of grains in the Avoirdupois and Troy pound and ounce respectively, it appears that the Troy pound is less than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 14 to 17 nearly; but the Troy ounce is greater than the Avoirdupois, in the proportion of 79 to 72 nearly. The carat, used for weighing diamonds, is ST. grains. The term, however, when used' to express the fineness of gold, has a relative meaning only.
Page 127 - MONEY. 4 farthings =: 1 penny. 12 pence — 1 shilling. 20 shillings = 1 pound.
Page 24 - Promissory note for the payment, either to the bearer on demand, or in any other manner than to the bearer on demand, but not exceeding two months after date, or sixty days after sight, of any sum of money — Exceeding 100?., and not exceeding 200?

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