Records from the life of S.V.S. Wilder

Paperback | February 3, 2012

bySampson Vryling S. Wilder

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865. Excerpt: ... VIII. gat slatfcul fa businesstnptni fa spirit sevp fag % %(tvL Uiil, In the above letter from Mr. Wilder to bis honored mother-in-law are shown the sentiments which, after his heart was turned unto the Lord, inspired him in the prosecution of his worldly business. The 'whole-souled consecration of himself and all that was his to his divine Master seems to have been graciously accepted. In the very offering itself Mr. Wilder received a blessing, and his efforts in mercantile Hfe were much prospered. He early became associated in business with the well-known banking-house of Hottinguer & Co., the senior partner of which, Baron Hottinguer, he was often said to resemble in appearance. Mr. Wilder retained his connection in some form with this house as long as he remained in business; and both Baron Hottinguer, and the son so worthy of him, Henri Hottinguer, proved themselves to be true, life-long friends upon whom he could depend in time of trouble. In 1812, Mr. Wilder associated himself in the French trade in New York with the late Najah Taylor, Gustavus Upson, and Nathaniel Richards, under the name" of Richards, Taylor, & Wilder. This firm dissolved partnership in 1823, when Mr. Wilder thought he had finally retired from business. During his residence abroad, the trade in silks, crapes, etc., came to be very much under Mr. Wilder's control. It is interesting to notice this, because it gave him such influence over hundreds of workmen and their families, who were dependent for employ upon his orders, and so, as was natural, were the more ready to receive with respect the Bibles, tracts, and good words of advice with which, after a time, it was his constant endeavor to supply them. We who, standing behind the scenes as it were, can see through Bible optics why...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865. Excerpt: ... VIII. gat slatfcul fa businesstnptni fa spirit sevp fag % %(tvL Uiil, In the above letter from Mr. Wilder to bis honored mothe...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217748724

ISBN - 13:9780217748728

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