This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... committee of directors the president of which is the president of the Chambre de Commerce. The measure and quality of the information furnished merchants are carefully defined in the statutes of the organization; and, in order to obtain this information itself, the Office has invoked, under the name of co/n.'cz'//c/'s du rmmmrrc cxtcents'rzz'cu/', the concurrence of notable merchants and manufacturers who are best qualified by their experience, their special aptitudes or studies, or the importance of their foreign or domestic dealings, to keep it fully informed on all matters in its jurisdiction. It has been suggested, however, that these individuals might not be altogether disposed to furnish, for the benefit of a possible rival, all the secrets of their trade, and that the Office would probably do better to appeal to the different chambers of commerce, syndical associations, chambers of arts and manufactures, and members of the consular and diplomaticicorps. Of this foreign commerce, so assiduously cultivated, some practical expression of the activity may be seen on the Port Saint.'icholas, by the Louvre, on each side of the Pont des Saints-Peres. qThis is one of the most important in Paris, q says M. Armand Silvestre; qit is here that are moored the steamers who will make, is Till-'. woiu.o or I-'ASlllO' A rr.r.r AT qrE.tlLLl1'l-lR'S. After:1 drawing by Ewald Thiel. in the space of a few days, the voyage to the Thames, and it is sufficient to descend on the quai to be able to take a lesson in English at once practical and economical. It may be, perhaps, that the stout sailors of the Channel speak a language somewhat more free even than that of the good Shakespeare. BuThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition.
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