In Memory of Alfred Smith Barnes; Born, January 28th, 1817. Died, February 17th 1888

In Memory of Alfred Smith Barnes; Born, January 28th, 1817. Died, February 17th 1888

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...many of the most popular text-books that have ever been published. We commend the record of his life and character to the young men of America as one that can be studied and followed to their lasting advantage. ' Resolved, That these Resolutions be engrossed and a copy sent to his firm and to his family. At a Special Meeting of the Stationers' Board of Trade the following remarks Were made by Mr. W. H. Parsons, who occupied the Chair: We have been called together this morning, as has been stated by the vice-president, to take some action with reference to the death of one of our members, Mr. A, S, Barnes, the senior of the firm of A. S. Barnes & Co. Those of us who have been connected with the publishing, stationery and paper trades in this city--I might almost say in this country--during the last thirty or forty years, can remember all during that period Mr. Barnes as one of the prominent men, not only in his trade but in the mercantile community of this city; prominent not only in his trade and in the mercantile community of this city, but also exemplifying in all of his business relations the fact that he was a prominent man in the Church of Christ upon the earth, and I believe the reason we come here with one accord to take action respecting the death of Mr. Barnes, is founded in the fact that we honor him and respect his memory. Why? Because he was the highest type of manhood, truly a Christian gentleman and merchant. Mr. Martin, in moving that a committee of six be appointed to attend the funeral of Mr. Barnes, said: I do not know anything that can be added to what the chairman has said about our deceased friend. I think that his life has been a shining example to us youthful men, who are following to a certain extent, in...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943821
  • 9781236943828