On the policy and expediency of granting insurance charters [by sir F. M. Eden

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Page 52 - Society for assuring the lives of each other, in order to extend, after their decease, the benefit of their present incomes to their families and relations, who may otherwise be reduced to extreme poverty and distress by the premature death of their several husbands, fathers, and friends, which humane intention the petitioners humbly apprehend cannot be effectually carried into execution without HM's Royal authority to incorporate them for that purpose.
Page 48 - That an humble address be presented to his Majesty, that he will be graciously pleased to give directions that a monument be erected in the Cathedral Church of ST.
Page 49 - Majesty the several rates and duties hereinafter mentioned; and do most humbly beseech your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted by the king's most excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal...
Page 56 - The Success of this Scheme must depend upon the' Truth of certain Calculations taken upon Tables of Life and Death, whereby the Chance of Mortality is attempted to be reduced to a certain Standard : this is a mere Speculation, never yet tried in Practice, and consequently subject, like all other Experiments, to various Chances in the Execution.
Page 49 - Eighty-nine; and that no Person appeared before the Committee to oppose the Bill; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereunto; which they had directed him to report to the House; and he read the Report in...
Page 48 - That an humble address be presented to His Majesty, to return His Majesty the thanks of this House for his most gracious message to this House, signified by His Grace the Lord Lieutenant.
Page 47 - ... under proper restrictions and regulations, may be of great advantage and security to the trade and commerce of the kingdom, is willing and desirous to be strengthened by the advice and assistance of this House in matters of this nature and importance. He, therefore, hopes for their ready concurrence to secure and confirm the privileges his Majesty shall grant to such corporations, and to enable him to discharge the debts of his civil government without burdening his people with any aid or supply.
Page 50 - If the House should be inclined to adopt these Resolutions, I shall then follow them up with moving, 4th. " That the said Resolutions be laid before His Majesty by such members of this House as are of His Majesty's most honourable Privy Council.
Page 21 - Address accordingly ; which they had directed him to report to the House ; and he read the same in his Place ; and afterwards delivered it in at the Clerk's Table : Where it was read ; and is as followeth ; viz.
Page 46 - Subscriptions, though amounting in the whole to great Sums of Money ; and that the Subscribers having acted as corporate Bodies, without any legal Authority for their so doing, and thereby drawn in several unwary Persons into unwarrantable Undertakings ; the said Practices manifestly tend to the Prejudice of the Public Trade and Commerce of the Kingdom.

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