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" The next observed that the word makes might as well be omitted, because his customers would not care who made the hats; if good and to their mind they would buy, by whomsoever made. He struck it out. A third said he thought the words for ready money were... "
The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ... - Page 501
by Thomas Jefferson - 1854
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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin - 1875
...makes hats, which showed he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word makes might as well be omitted, because his customers would...sell on credit. Every one who purchased expected to par. They were parted with, and the inscription now stood. John Thompson sells hats. " Sells hats,"...
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National Teachers' Monthly, Volume 2

Education - 1875
...words, makes hats, which show he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word makes might as well be omitted, because his customers would...hats. If good and to their mind, they would buy, by whomever made. He struck it out. A third said he thought the words for ready moiitywcic useless, as...
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Benjamin Franklin: A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation, One ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Statesmen - 1876 - 373 pages
...hats, which showed that he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word makes, might as well be omitted, because his customers would...purchased, expected to pay. They were parted with. The inscription now stood, "John Thompson sells hats." " Sells hats," says his next friend. " Why nobody...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Jeremiah Chaplin - 1876 - 398 pages
...makes hats, which showed he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed, that the word makes might as well be omitted, because his customers would...not the custom of the place to sell on credit. Every oue who purchased, expected to pay. They were parted with; and the inscription now stood, 'John Thompson...
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The United States as a Nation: Lectures on the Centennial of American ...

Joseph Parrish Thompson - United States - 1877 - 323 pages
...'makes hats,' which showed he wa^ a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word ' makes ' might as well be omitted, because his customers would...not the custom of the place to sell on credit: every ono who purchased expected to pay. They were parted with; and the inscription now stood, 'John Thompson...
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The United States as a Nation: Lectures on the Centennial of American ...

Joseph Parrish Thompson - United States - 1877 - 323 pages
...showed he wa i a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word ' makes ' might as well bo omitted, because his customers would not care who...hats : if good, and to their mind, they would buy. by whom soever made. He struck it out. A third said he thought the word * for ready money ' wera useless,...
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Publicity: An Essay on Advertising

Donald Nicoll - Advertising - 1878 - 412 pages
...makes hats," which showed he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word "makes" might as well be omitted, because his customers would...mind, they would buy, by whomsoever made. He struck that out also. A third said he thought that the words " for ready money " were useless, as it was not...
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The United States Reader[, Embracing Selections from Eminent American ...

John Jacob Anderson - 1878 - 414 pages
...fuik,' which showed he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word '?uiifr«*' might as well be omitted , because his customers would not care who made the huts. If good and to tiieir mind, they would buy, by whomsoever tnado. lie struck it out. A third said...
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Benjamin Franklin, printer's boy, statesman, philosopher, and patriot

John Stevens C. Abbott - 1879 - 373 pages
...hats, which showed that he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next observed that the word makes, might as well be omitted, because his customers would...purchased, expected to pay. They were parted with. The inscription now stood, "John Thompson sells hats." " Sells hats," says his next friend. " Why nobody...
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The Founders of the American Republic: A History and Biography

Charles Mackay - Democracy - 1885 - 434 pages
...sufficiently showed that he was a hatter. It was struck out. The next person observed that the word makes might as well be omitted, because his customers would not care who made the hats: if the hats were good and to their mind, they would buy, by whomsoever they were made. He struck it out...
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