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Fortunes Made in Business; A Series of Original Sketches, Biographical and Anecdotic, from the Recent History of Industry and Commerce POD/NR

Fortunes Made in Business; A Series of Original Sketches, Biographical and Anecdotic, from the Recent History of Industry and Commerce

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From the Publisher The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: London : S. Low, Marston, Searle Features - Fortunes Made In Business; A Series Of Original Sketches, Biographical And Anecdotic, From The Recent History Of Industry And Commerce Read an Excerpt Read an Excerpt brother to Sir Joseph Whitwell Pease, and a few years his junior. He was born at Darlington in 1837, and is the fourth son of Mr. Joseph Pease. He has at all times identified himself closely with the town of his birth, being a member of the chief local bodies and institutions, and in many ways exerted himself to raise Darlington in importance and influence. Since the date of the town's incorporation Arthur Pease has been a member of the Town Council of the borough, and in 1873 served the office of mayor with distinction. He has since been an alderman of the corporate body, and as vice-chairman of the Board of Guardians of the Darlington Union, and as governor of the Darlington Grammar School, his help has been that of an earnest, high-minded, and zealous qo-worker. Few men devote themselves more completely to the cause of morality, temperance, and philanthropy than Mr. Arthur Pease. He is a preacher in the Society of Friends, and very frequently occupies himself in that capacity, not confining himself solely to the Meeting House but occasionally appearing in the pulpit at other dissenting places of worship. As amember of Parliament he has not yet developed any special gifts, except those of assiduity and attention. He is, however, considered by many to be the most effective speaker in the family a
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781154709582
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 8 mm
Width: 150 mm
ISBN-10: 1154709582
Publisher Date: 25 Mar 2010
Height: 225 mm
No of Pages: 140
Series Title: English
Weight: 213.38 gr
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