Exposition of the Monstrous Conspiracy Against the Interests and Rights of the Provident Classes, by Poor Life Offices, Banks, &C. [By J. Bentley]

Exposition of the Monstrous Conspiracy Against the Interests and Rights of the Provident Classes, by Poor Life Offices, Banks, &C. [By J. Bentley]

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...to provide for their families by assuring their lives in wealthy and profitable Life Offices; and also for making deposits in good, sound Banks, "against a rainy day." And your Petitioners will, as in duty bound, ever Pray, #c. 94. Less or more effort is likely to be made next Session, in favour of some sham measure for reviving the old form of Regis.tration, but extending it to offices established before 1845; and NO HONEST MEN CAN OBJECT TO THIS. 45 perhaps, including the liabilities on some form of valuation, that the same thing may be called one million or two; as it is in Chancery proceedings, where nothing is "Insolvent," however many millions of debts there may be, while the game can be played named in Sees. 57 to 75. We should advise the 89 sound, wealthy, profitable Life Offices alluded to in Sec. 33, to refuse all aid in such disgraceful work as this, because it would merely be to continue for some years longer what was done in 1868, see Sec. 87! Let all who desire the supremacy of open, frank, honest dealing in Life Assurance and Banking, say so in plain English; and while we live, the National Reqistrt will do the rest; and every month of life that is spared to us, the work will become more and more easy for our successors; whether it be by the Offices and Banks themselves, or by the State, forming a simple effective Begistration of accounts, collected personally from each Institution annually, much as we have so long done the work. 95. In the mean time, to remove all pretence for an Office wasting so much of its policy holders premiums in law proceedings, to make two and two into some thing else than four, we make this proposal. "When an office takes some objection to our figures, and half a dozen...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236967119
  • 9781236967114