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Pagina 194 - In the troublesome times that followed at the end of the second century and the beginning of the third, the country finds a voice and uses it to complain of its hardships to the emperor.
Pagina 613 - ... shall pass current as money, or shall be paid, or offered to be paid or received in payment for any debt, demand, claim, matter or thing whatsoever; and all copper coins or pieces, except the said cents and half cents, which shall be paid or offered to be paid or received in payment contrary to...
Pagina 97 - Lectures were once useful ; but now, when all can read, and books are so numerous, lectures are unnecessary. If your attention fails, and you miss a part of the lecture, it is lost ; you cannot go back as you do upon a book.
Pagina 719 - Boyce. W. Scott. Economic and Social History of Chowan County, North Carolina, 1880-1915. New York: Columbia University. 1917. pp. 293. $2.50. (Columbia University Studies in Political Science, Vol. LXXVI, No. 1.) Cherington, PT The Wool Industry: Commercial Problems of the American Woolen and Worsted Manufacture. Chicago: AW Shaw Co. 1917. pp. 261. (American Industries: Studies in their Commercial Problems. Edited by Edwin F. Gay.) Copeland, Melvin T. Business Statistics. Cambridge: Harvard University...
Pagina 642 - ... the acquisition here and there which ensued of every efficient means by which competition could have been asserted, the slow but resistless methods which followed by which means of transportation were absorbed and brought under control, the system of marketing which was adopted by which the country was divided into districts and the trade in each district in oil was turned over to a designated corporation within the combination and all others were excluded...
Pagina 176 - ... 1 CR Van Hise, The Conservation of Natural Resources in the United States, 1912, pp.
Pagina 307 - By far the greater number of the events with which economics deals affect in about equal proportions all the different classes of society...
Pagina 344 - In these cases, the government has had very little to do with the standardization. Two recent acts of congress, however, have brought the government definitely into this field as the fixer of standards of quality. These are the Cotton Futures Act and the Grain Standards Act. Both give the Secretary of Agriculture power to establish grades and to enforce their use in the regular channels of trade. A number of states also have passed grading laws of various kinds. Four New England states have passed...
Pagina 347 - He speaks also of the rent of coal mines, and of stone quarries, to which the same observation applies — that the compensation given for the mine or quarry, is paid for the value of the coal or stone which can be removed from them, and has no connexion with the original and indestructible powers of the land.
Pagina 619 - Philadelphia ; but as it answered the purposes of trade, and the community having confidence in the purity of the metal, much of it is carried by travellers, emigrants, traders, and others, into Kentucky, Tennessee, and elsewhere, that probably never found its way to the mint. — From our experience, but little has been coined ; at least we have not received $500 of it here. Much of it, it is supposed, is still extant among the farmers of the country, laid up with prudent foresight for future use...