Select Charters of Trading Companies, A. D. 1530-1707 (Classic Reprint)

Select Charters of Trading Companies, A. D. 1530-1707 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Select Charters of Trading Companies, A. D. 1530-1707 Many interesting charters are omitted because they have already been reprinted.2 References to these are made in the following Intro duction. It attempts to sketch the general development of trading charters in England as well as the rise of particular companies. Its several sections, dealing with the corporateness conferred upon dis coverers, foreign traders, inventors, planters, miners, manufacturers, and others, were substantially advanced before Dr. W. R. Scott's volumes on The Constitution and Finance of English, Scottish, and Irish J oint-stock Companies to 1720 were available. Much financial detail of various joint-stock undertakings has been omitted here since the issue of that exhaustive work, of the value Of which the Editor desires to make the fullest acknowledgment. He is also indebted to the publications of Dr. Cunningham, to Mr. Hyde Price's essay on 'english Patents Of Monopoly, ' and to Sir Frederick Pollock, Mr. James G. Wood, and Mr. W. G. Collingwood for help at various points. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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 works.show more

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  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 24mm | 612g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243151519
  • 9780243151516