The Making of a Merchant

The Making of a Merchant : And Other Papers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Making of a Merchant: And Other Papers I was not making trains, and frankly told the storekeeper that I had come to stay until I could go away with the firm's money in my pocket. When he grasped the situation, he disclosed all his private business affairs to me, and I found he owned the local grain elevator, the hay scales and other outside deals. Then I secured from him an option on these, went to other men in the town and disposed of them. This reduced his account by several hundred dollars. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 145g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243261594
  • 9780243261598