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With this being an election year, I'm drawn more than usual to history and events that shaped our nation. Having read this, I'm interested to read other farewell addresses. Leer comentario completo

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 931 - Kind or description of the manufactory ; and whether water, steam, or other power? 3. When established ; and whether a joint-stock concern? 4. Capital invested in ground and buildings, and water power, and in machinery ? 5.
Página 997 - What portion of the cost of your manufactures consists of the price of the raw material, what portion of the wages of labor, and what portion of the profits of capital ? 27. What amount of the agricultural productions of the country is consumed in your establishment, and what amount of other domestic productions?
Página 286 - ... 3. When established; and whether a joint stock concern? 4. Capital invested in ground and buildings, and water power, and in machinery? 5. Average amount in materials, and in cash for the purchase of materials, and payment of wages? 6. Annual rate of profit on the capital invested since the establishment of the manufactory; distinguishing between the rate of profit upon that portion of the capital which is borrowed, after providing for the interest upon it, and the rate of profit upon that portion...
Página 931 - ... 30. If it would cause you to abandon your business, in what way would you employ your capital? 31. Is there any pursuit in which you could engage, from which you could derive greater profits, even after a reduction of the import duties to 12J per cent.
Página 931 - Whether any of the manufactures are exported to foreign countries; and, if so, where? 20. Whether the manufacture is sold by the manufacturer for cash? and if on credit, at what credit? if bartered, for what? 21. Whether the cost of the manufactured article (to the manufacturer) has increased or decreased; and how much, in each year, from the establishment of the manufactory, and whether the increase has been in the materials or the labor, and at what rate?
Página 932 - ... per cent. ? 32. Are not the manufactures of salt and iron, remote from the points of importation, out of foreign competition within a certain circle around them, and what is the extent of that circle? 33. Amount of capital ; and what proportion the borrowed capital bears to that which is real?
Página 931 - Annual rate of profit on the capital invested since the establishment of the manufactory; distinguishing between the rate of profit upon that portion of the capital which is borrowed, after providing for the interest upon it, and the rate of profit upon that portion which is not borrowed? 7. Cause of the increase (or decrease, as the case may be) of profit?
Página 287 - ... 24. Is any change necessary in levying or collecting the duty on such articles, to prevent fraud ? 25. What has been the rate of your profits, annually, for the last three years...
Página 932 - ... per cent. ? and how gradual the reduction should be' 35. If minimums should be abolished, and the duty assessed upon the actual value of the imported article in the American port, what rate of ad valorem duty would be equivalent to the present with the minimum?
Página 312 - Hampton. — Manufacture of lasting and silk twist buttons is entirely carried on in private families by females, who are paid by the groce. Materials are furnished, and contracts made with some hundreds of females residing in several adjoining towns, by one person, who, in the above statement, has been considered the capitalist. They call upon him once a week, and procure moulds, silk, and lasting, &c., and, at the same time, bring the product of their labor of the previous week. A great deal of...

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