Life of Jay Gould: How He Made His Millions...

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Edgewood Publishing Company, 1892 - 490 sider
This biography heaps praise on the railroad mogul Jay Gould. It also includes brief biographies of some of his well-known business associates.
 

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Side 388 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons In the City of New York.
Side 299 - If the British march By land or sea from the town tonight, Hang a lantern aloft in the belfry arch Of the North Church tower as a signal light,— One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm, For the country folk to be up and to arm.
Side 219 - I dispose of the same as follows, first I direct that all my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as possible out of the first monies that shall come into the hands of my Executor from any portion of my estate real or personal.
Side 249 - Exceptions , , . * . , ., . ,. ,,_ and limitations. passes by any such transfer to or for the use of any father, mother, husband, wife, child, brother, sister, wife or widow of a son or the husband of a daughter...
Side 222 - I give, devise, and bequeath all the rest, residue, and remainder of my estate, real, personal, and mixed...
Side 490 - To secure to the workers the full enjoyment of the wealth they create, sufficient leisure in which to develop their intellectual, moral and social faculties; all of the benefits, recreation and pleasures of association; in a word, to enable them to share in the gains and honors of advancing civilization.
Side 222 - All the rest, residue, and remainder of all the property and estate, real, personal, and mixed, of every description, and wheresoever situated, of which I may die seized or possessed, or to which I may be entitled at the time of my decease...
Side 490 - That is the most perfect government in which an injury to one is the concern of all...
Side 430 - Carnegie firm have won their spurs by showing that we did not know half as well what was wanted as they did. Some of them have acted upon occasion with me as if they owned the firm and I was but some airy New Yorker presuming to advise upon what I knew very little about. Well, they are not interfered with much now. They were the true bosses — the very men we were looking for.
Side 336 - If the presence of electricity can be made visible in any part of the circuit, I see no reason why intelligence may not be transmitted instantaneously by electricity.

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