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Thomas Mortimer

Every man his own broker: or, a guide to Exchange-Alley. In which the nature of the several funds, vulgarly called the stocks, is clearly explained; And The Mystery and Iniquity of Stock-Jobbing laid before the Public in a New and Impartial Light; in which is introduced a Comic Scene at J-’s. Also The Method of Transferring Stock, of Buying and Selling India Bonds, Lottery Tickets, Life Annuities, and other Government Securities, without the Assistance of a Broker, is made intelligible to the meanest Capacity; and an Account is given of the Laws in Force relative to Brokers, Clerks at the Bank, &c. To which is added, New Tables of Interest, calculated at 5 per Cent. for the Use of the present Proprietors of India Bonds; and Directions how to avoid the Losses that are frequently sustained by the Destruction of Bank Notes, India Bonds, &c. by Fires and other Accidents; and an Appendix, giving some Account of banking, and of the sinking Fund. Quid faciunt leges, ubi sola pecunia regnat.

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London: Printed for S. Hooper, at Caesar’s Head, the Corner of the New Church in the Strand , 1761.
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Volume numbers are recorded as they appear in the charging ledgers, and may not correspond to the number of volumes listed in the Library's 19th century catalogs.

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Every man his own broker: or, a guide to Exchange-Alley. In which the nature of the several funds, vulgarly called the stocks, is clearly explained; And The Mystery and Iniquity of Stock-Jobbing laid before the Public in a New and Impartial Light; in which is introduced a Comic Scene at J-’s. Also The Method of Transferring Stock, of Buying and Selling India Bonds, Lottery Tickets, Life Annuities, and other Government Securities, without the Assistance of a Broker, is made intelligible to the meanest Capacity; and an Account is given of the Laws in Force relative to Brokers, Clerks at the Bank, &c. To which is added, New Tables of Interest, calculated at 5 per Cent. for the Use of the present Proprietors of India Bonds; and Directions how to avoid the Losses that are frequently sustained by the Destruction of Bank Notes, India Bonds, &c. by Fires and other Accidents; and an Appendix, giving some Account of banking, and of the sinking Fund. Quid faciunt leges, ubi sola pecunia regnat. Library Average
Circulation records from 1793-1799 are lost.
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Borrower Name Volume Date Out Date In Fine Transcribed
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William Constable3/8/17903/12/1790Every man his Broker
John P. Pearss12/14/179012/15/1790Every Man Bro.
John WoodsVolume 29/29/179110/31/17911s/6pEvery Man
Selah Strong3/26/17923/29/1792Every man his own broker
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