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THE

INSURANCE CYCLOPÆDIA:

BEING

A DICTIONARY
OF THE DEFINITION OF TERMS USED IN CONNEXION WITH THE THEORY

AND PRACTICE OF INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES :

A BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY
OF THE LIVES OF ALL THOSE WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE
DEVELOPMENT AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE
OF INSURANCE: WHETHER AS AUTHOR, MANAGER, ACTUARY,

SECRETARY, AGENCY SUPERINTENDENT, OR OTHERWISE:

A BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REPERTORY
OF ALL WORKS WRITTEN UPON THE SUBJECT OF INSURANCE AND ITS

ASSOCIATED SCIENCES :

AN HISTORICAL TREASURY
OF EVENTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES CONNECTED WITH THE ORIGIN AND
PROGRESS OF INSURANCE, INCLUDING A HISTORY OF ALL KNOWN
OFFICES OF INSURANCE FOUNDED IN GREAT BRITAIN,

FROM THE BEGINNING.

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BARRISTER-AT-LAW ;
«
INSURANCE GUIDE AND HAND-BOOK," "INSURANCE YEAR-BOOK," ETC. ETC.

AUTHOR OF

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LONDON:
CHARLES AND EDWIN LAYTON, FLEET STREET.

NEW YORK:
J. H. & C. M. GOODSELL, 156 & 8, BROADWAY;
AND WASHINGTON STREET, CHICAGO.

1871.

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TO THE

PRESIDENT, COUNCIL, FELLOWS AND ASSOCIATES

OF THE

INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES

OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND;

AND TO THE

PRESIDENT, COUNCIL, FELLOWS AND ASSOCIATES

OF THE

FACULTY OF ACTUARIES

IN SCOTLAND;

I RESPECTFULLY DEDICATE THIS WORK

IN THE HOPE AND BELIEF

THAT ITS CONTENTS WILL BE FOUND OF SUCH INTEREST AND VALUE

AS TO ENTITLE IT

NOT ONLY TO THEIR RECOGNITION, BUT TO THEIR PERMANENT REGARD,

AS THE PRODUCTION OF AN EARNEST FELLOW-LABOURER

IN THE FIELD OF ENTERPRISE

TO WHICH THEIR LA BOURS AND THEIR LIVES ARE DEVOTED.

THE AUTHOR.

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