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Up To Date Business Including Lessons in Banking, Exchange, Business Geography, Finance, Transportation and Commercial Law Home Study Circle Library Series (Volume II.)   By: (1859-1916)

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UP TO DATE BUSINESS

HOME STUDY CIRCLE LIBRARY

EDITED BY

SEYMOUR EATON

UP TO DATE BUSINESS

INCLUDING

LESSONS IN BANKING, EXCHANGE, BUSINESS GEOGRAPHY, FINANCE, TRANSPORTATION AND COMMERCIAL LAW

FROM THE CHICAGO RECORD

NEW YORK THE DOUBLEDAY & McCLURE CO.

1900

Copyright, 1897, 1898, 1899, by the CHICAGO RECORD COPYRIGHT, 1899 by SEYMOUR EATON COPYRIGHT, 1899, 1900, by VICTOR F. LAWSON

CONTENTS

I

GENERAL BUSINESS INFORMATION

PAGE

I. Commercial Terms and Usages 3

II. Commercial Terms and Usages ( Continued ) 4

III. Bank Cheques 6

IV. Bank Cheques ( Continued ) 8

V. Bank Cheques ( Continued ) 12

VI. Bank Drafts 15

VII. Promissory Notes 18

VIII. The Clearing house System 21

IX. Commercial Drafts 26

X. Foreign Exchange 31

XI. Letters of Credit 37

XII. Joint stock Companies 41

XIII. Protested Paper 46

XIV. Paper Offered for Discount 49

XV. Corporations 51

XVI. Bonds 54

XVII. Transportation 57

XVIII. Transportation Papers 59

Examination Paper 64

II

BUSINESS GEOGRAPHY

TRADE FEATURES

I. The Trade Features of the British Isles 69

II. The Trade Features of France 94

III. " " " " Germany 102

IV. " " " " Spain and Italy 111

V. " " " " Russia 120

VI. " " " " India 129

VII. " " " " China 139

VIII. " " " " Japan 148

IX. " " " " Africa 157

X. " " " " Australia and Australasia 166

XI. " " " " South America 177

XII. " " " " Canada 187

XIII. " " " " The United States 194

Examination Paper 210

III

FINANCE, TRADE, AND TRANSPORTATION

I. National and State Banks 215

II. Savings Banks and Trust Companies 221

III. Corporations and Stock Companies 225

IV. Borrowing and Loaning Money 228

V. Collaterals and Securities 233

VI. Cheques, Drafts, and Bills of Exchange 240

VII. The Clearing house System 248

VIII. Commercial Credits and Mercantile Agencies 254

IX. Bonds 263

X. Transportation by Rail 267

XI. Freight Transportation 274

XII. Railroad Rates 281

XIII. Stock and Produce Exchanges 288

XIV. Storage and Warehousing 294

Examination Paper 301

IV

COMMERCIAL LAW

I. The Different Kinds of Contracts 309

II. The Parties to a Contract 312

III. The Parties to a Contract ( Continued ) 315

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