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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 306 - ... description, quality, and value of each kind? 10. Quantity and value of different kinds of raw materials used; distinguishing between foreign products and domestic products? 11. Cost in the United States of similar articles of manufacture imported from abroad, and from what countries? 12. Number of men, women and children employed, and average wages of each class? 13. How many hours a day employed, and what portion of the year?
Página 382 - Cost in the United States of similar articles of manufacture imported from abroad, and from what countries? 12. Number of men, women and children employed, and average wages of each class? 13. How many hours a day employed, and what portion of the year? 14. Rate of wages of similar classes otherwise employed in the same State and county, in other States, and in foreign countries?
Página 146 - 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 which is not borrowed?
Página 390 - ... collecting the duty on such articles, to prevent fraud? 25. What has been the rate of your profits, annually, for the last three years? and if it be a joint stock company, what dividends have been received, and what portion of the income of the company has been converted into fixed capital, or retained as a fund for contingent or other objects, and therefore not divided out annually? 26. What portion of the cost of your manufactures consists of the price of the raw material, what portion of the...
Página 276 - If the duty upon the foreign manufacture of the kind of goods which you make were reduced to 12J per cent., with a corresponding reduction on all the imports, would it cause you to abandon your business, or would you continue to manufacture at reduced prices? 30. If it would cause you to abandon your business, in what way would you employ your capital?
Página 770 - 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. Average amount in materials, and in cash for the purchase of materials, and payment of wages ? 6.
Página 724 - QUERIES. 1. State and county in which the manufactory is situated ? 2. 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 706 - ... 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 256 - Rates of profit on capital otherwise employed in the same State and county? 9. Amount of articles annually manufactured since the establishment of the manufactory; description, quality, and value of each kind? 10. Quantity and value of different kinds of raw materials used; distinguishing between foreign products and domestic products? 11. Cost in the United States of similar articles of manufacture imported from abroad, and from what countries? 12. Number of men, women and children employed, and...
Página 226 - 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? 22. The prices at which the manufactures...

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