The Human Body The Temple Of God; Or, The Philosophy Of Sociology

Paperback | May 20, 2012

byVictoria Claflin Woodhull

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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. 1890 Excerpt: ...the gold ws bought, the commission deducted, and Messrs. Park & Tilford's agent left the office with the specie. "On Friday afternoon another stranger made his appearance presented a cheque of Park & Tilford's for $6600 and said that he wanted $5500 invested in gold and would take a cheque for thebalance. The members of the firm said that this cheque, like the first one, was uncertified and that they would send it to the New York County Bank on which it was drawn to have that delicate operation performed. The gentleman stranger said that he had a little business down the street and would step out for a few minutes and return by the time the cheque was certified. On passing out of the door he was joined by the party who brought the first cheque, who was overheard to ask 'Is it all right?'--to which the reply was made 'Not yet.' "In the meantime the clerk with the cheque reached the New York County Bank and presented it to the paying-teller. The latter glanced at it, and hastily wrote his signature across the face of it, then seemed to think there was something wrong, and after scrutinizing it carefully and consulting with the cashier, deliberately and carefully scratched out his certification, and sent it to Park & Tilford's place of business to ascertain its genuineness. The latter gentlemen on being shown the cheque were decidedly puzzled, and although they acknowledged the signature, said that they had given no cheque for that amount, and investigation proved that the figures and writing had been skilfully altered from an order for a small sum. "A first-class forgery and attempt to defraud was at once developed, and the cashier of the New York County Bank accompanied by Woodhull & Claflin's clerk, returned to the office in B...

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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. 1890 Excerpt: ...the gold ws bought, the commission deducted, and Messrs. Park & Tilford's agent left the office with the specie. "On Friday afte...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:May 20, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217586708

ISBN - 13:9780217586702

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