Sketch Of The Life Of J. F. D. Lanier; (printed For The Use Of His Family Only.)

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJames Franklin Doughty Lanier

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...from all personal liability for any moneys so paid. This offer was likewise refused. The correspondence between Winslow, Lanier & Co. and Walker upon this subject, is herewith submitted for your consideration. As Messrs. Winslow, Lanier & Co. would not take the responsibility of paying, in the absence of a correct list, owing to the existence of a largo amount of spurious stuck, which otherwise they hud no means of detecting, the interest which fell duo on the first day of July, 1863, went unpaid. Determined not to be de. feated, if possible, in the effort to preserve the credit of the State, 1 attempted to secure from other sources a correct list of the stock holders, and in this attempt succeeded, in November. In the meantime the necessity for action had become more manifest and imperative than before. While the American stockhelders had a.correct knowledge of the state of affairs, and but few stocks were changing hands or being offered in the market, the cose was quite different with our stockhelders in Europe. In Europe, American politics are always badly understood, and the principal fact, which the). clearly comprehended, was, that they did not receive their i itercst. They associated this failure with that of 1811, and began to say that there was soino strange fatality attending 1ndiana securities, and declared their intention of sending them back to America and getting clear of them at onco and forever. Such a measure would have given the State a bad name abroad, seriously affecting emigration to her borders, and would have been followed by great depreciation and loss of credit throughout the United States. Having presented the list to Messrs. Winslow, Lanier k Co., they promptly renewed their offer, and gave public notice...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...from all personal liability for any moneys so paid. This offer was likewise refused. The correspondence between...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217792685

ISBN - 13:9780217792684

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