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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.
London: Printed for S. Hooper, at Caesar’s Head, the Corner of the New Church in the Strand , 1761.
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.
Not in Collection
|Borrower Name||Volume||Date Out||Date In||Fine||Transcribed
|William Constable||3/8/1790||3/12/1790||Every man his Broker|
|John P. Pearss||12/14/1790||12/15/1790||Every Man Bro.|
|John Woods||Volume 2||9/29/1791||10/31/1791||1s/6p||Every Man|
|Selah Strong||3/26/1792||3/29/1792||Every man his own broker|