A History of the Philadelphia Savings Fund Society: 1816-1916

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Press of J.B. Lippincott Company, 1916 - 239 Seiten
 

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Seite 37 - And again, Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy. When you have bought one fine thing you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.
Seite 31 - In short, the way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality; that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both.
Seite 209 - ... to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered, defend and be defended, in all State courts having competent jurisdiction, and in any circuit court of the United States...
Seite 220 - ... been filed in the office of the prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas of the county...
Seite 209 - States : and also to make, have, and use, a common seal, and the same to break, alter, and renew, at their pleasure: and also to ordain, establish, and put in execution, such by-laws...
Seite 168 - ... where the lien of a mortgage upon real estate is or shall be prior to all other liens upon the same property, except other mortgages...
Seite 37 - Let honesty be as the breath of thy soul, and never forget to have a penny, when all thy expenses are enumerated and paid ; then shalt thou reach the point of happiness, and independence shall be thy shield and buckler, thy helmet and crown; then shall thy soul walk upright, nor stoop to the silken wretch because he hath riches, nor pocket an abuse because the hand which offers it wears a ring set with diamonds ! ADVICE TO A YOUNG TRADESMAN.
Seite 208 - States," and shall so continue until the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, and by that name shall be, and are hereby, made able and capable, in law, to have, purchase, receive, possess, enjoy, and retain, to them and their successors, lands, rents, tenements, hereditaments, goods, chattels and effects, of...
Seite 208 - ... on real estate, such small sums as may be saved from the savings of tradesmen, mechanics, laborers, servants and others, and of affording to industrious persons the advantages of security and interest; and, whereas, the members of this society, by their memorial to the legislature, have prayed to be perpetuated and brought into legal existence, by being incorporated and established by law, with perpetual succession, for the purposes of receiving, holding, and improving in such way as to them...
Seite 214 - ... and transaction of business of said Chamber of Commerce, or which may be conveyed to the same for the security or in payment of any debts which may become due and owing to said Chamber of Commerce, or in satisfaction of any judgment at law, or any decree of a court of equity in its favor, and may make, have, and use a common seal, and the same break, alter, and renew at pleasure, provided that the property, funds, and revenues of said Chamber of Commerce shall not be used for any other than the...

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