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" ... husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some respectable merchant in whose counting-house he remains two or three years, or at least until he becomes familiar with exchanges and such other commercial matters as may best qualify... "
Parliamentary Papers - Page 390
by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1848
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History of Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce, Volume 3

William Schaw Lindsay - Commerce - 1876
...ordinary branches of school learning) a competent knowledge of Mathematics, Navigation, Ships' husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some...from which he gradually rises to that of captain." 1 Letter addressed by Mr. Sherwood, British Consul for Maine and New Hampshire, US, to Foreign Office,...
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Restoration of American Shipping and Defence of Our Harbors, Ocean and Lake

Union League Club (New York, N.Y.) - Merchant marine - 1883 - 44 pages
...mathematics, navigation, ship's husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some responsible merchant, in whose counting-house he remains two or...at least until he becomes familiar with exchanges, or such other commercial matters as may best qualify him to represent his principal in foreign countries....
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The United States of America: A Study of the American Commonwealth ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Industries - 1894 - 1319 pages
...ordinary branches of school learning) a competent knowledge of mathematics, navigation, ship's husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some...exchanges and such other commercial matters as may qualify him to represent his principal in foreign countries. He is then sent to sea, generally in the...
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The United States of America: A Study of the American Commonwealth ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler - Industries - 1894 - 1319 pages
...ordinary branches of school learning) a competent knowledge of mathematics, navigation, ship's husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some...exchanges and such other commercial matters as may qualify him to represent his principal in foreign countries. He is then sent to sea, generally in the...
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The American Merchant Marine: Its History and Romance from 1620 to 1902

Winthrop Lippitt Marvin - Merchant marine - 1902 - 444 pages
...ordinary branches of school learning) a competent knowledge of mathematics, navigation, ship's husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some...exchanges and such other commercial matters as may qualify him to represent his principal in foreign countries. He is then sent to sea, generally in the...
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The American Merchant Marine: Its History and Romance from 1620 to 1902

Winthrop Lippitt Marvin - Merchant marine - 1902 - 444 pages
...such other commercial matters as may qualify him to represent his principal in foreign countries. lie is then sent to sea, generally in the capacity of...from which he gradually rises to that of captain. " Nor were the interests of the common seamen overlooked. Boys of all classes, when fit, had the privilege...
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The Story of Our Merchant Marine: Its Period of Glory, Its Prolonged ...

Willis John Abbot - Merchant marine - 1919 - 373 pages
...or three years, or at least until he becomes familiar with exchanges and such other matters as may qualify him to represent his principal in foreign...from which he gradually rises to that of captain." In 1861 the calamity of the Civil War fell upon the nation. The sectional antagonisms which culminated...
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The Story of Our Merchant Marine: Its Period of Glory, Its Prolonged ...

Willis John Abbot - Merchant marine - 1919 - 373 pages
...ships-husbandry, and perhaps French, is perhaps apprenticed to some respectable merchant in whose counting house he remains two or three years, or at least until he becomes familiar with exchanges and such other matters as may qualify him to represent his principal in foreign countries. He is then sent to sea,...
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The Merchant Marine: "a Necessity in Time of War, a Source of Independence ...

William Shepherd Benson - Merchant marine - 1923 - 183 pages
...ordinary branches of school learning) a competent knowledge of mathematics, navigation, ships' husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some...from which he gradually rises to that of captain. . . . Nor were the interests of the common seamen overlooked. Boys of all classes, when fit, had the...
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Tufts College Graduate, Volumes 1-2

1901
...branches of school leirning) a competent knowledge of mathematics, navigation, ship'... husbandry, and perhaps French, is generally apprenticed to some...whose counting-house he remains two or three years. . . . He is then sent to sea, generally in the capacity of second mate, from which he gradually rises...
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