Augustine Heard and Company, 1858-62 American merchants in China. by Stephen Chapman Lockwood

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Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. Augustine gave up his seafaring ways and joined Russell & Co. when he and in he started his own concern with his partners Joseph Coolidge and George Basil Dixwell. InAugustine invited John Heard, his eldest nephew, to accompany him to China.

Augustine Heard and Company, – American Merchants in China Harvard East Asian Monographs, Stephen Chapman Lockwood Augustine Heard & Co. – wikipedia. At the age of 11, he moved to Guangzhou, where Augustine Heard is headquartered, with his parents. Ray studied at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and Coventry University in the United Kingdom.

Upon graduation, he took up employment with Qinghai Huading Industrial Company (Shanghai Stock Exchange ). History and leadership. Augustine Heard and Co. was founded inin Canton, China by Ipswich, MA businessman, traveller, trader and former Russell & Co.

partner Augustine Heard, and his partners, Joseph Coolidge and John Murray hout its history, it was run in large part by Heard family members, most notably Heard's four nephews from his brother George Washington Heard: John.

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Heard managed the business before retiring leaving day to day operations to his four nephews. The records deal with Augustine Heard & Co. which carried on a commission business in 1858-62 book from to the spring of Early career.

Augustine Heard was born into a wealthy merchant family of Ipswich, 1858-62 book, John Heard (), had made his fortune by trading with the West Indies, and his half-brother Daniel () also worked in foreign trade with the West Indies and ed at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, Augustine did not graduate and instead, inbegan.

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Merchant family from Ipswich, Mass. principally engaged in the China trade. Augustine Heard () established Augustine Heard and Company in and the business was carried on by four of his nephews. The firm's main office was at first in Canton; from in Hong Kong. In Augustine’s time, reading aloud was a public practice, conducted in a company of people, so that those who were illiterate could benefit.

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The professor had given us a list of books from which to choose. Augustine's final conversion at the end of Book 8 is the most famous episode from the Confessions.

In a moment of intense emotional crisis, Augustine hears a mysterious child's voice chanting, "Take and read, take and read.". Augustine Heard and his friends Paperback – Decem by Thomas Franklin Waters (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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is a Florida Domestic Profit Corporation filed on Ap The company's filing status is listed as Inactive and its File Number is P The Registered Agent on file for this company is Chamberlain John H and is located at Location: Florida (FL). Hollingworth Magniac (–) was a merchant and connoisseur of medieval art.

He briefly ran the free trading firm of Magniac & Co. which was later to become Jardine, Matheson & Co., one of the largest trading houses in Asia during the 19th century.

Page - John Heard, An Account of His Life and the History of Augustine Heard & Co., Travelling out in to join his uncle’s then successful trading house, Augustine Heard & Co., George was hired on shipboard by fellow-passenger John E. Ward, the American Minister tasked with the ratification of the American-Chinese treaty.

Augustine Heard and Company. Augustine Heard and Company Account Book, Peabody Essex Museum: creatorOf: Ward, Samuel Gray. Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward papers, (inclusive) (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library: referencedIn: Papers of the Grew, Andrews, Norton, and Wigglesworth families.

Augustine - St. Augustine - Confessions: Although autobiographical narrative makes up much of the first 9 of the 13 books of Augustine’s Confessiones (c. ; Confessions), autobiography is incidental to the main purpose of the work.

For Augustine, “confessions” is a catchall term for acts of religiously authorized speech: praise of God, blame of self, confession of faith. (Augustine Heard Co.) was a major nineteenth century American trading firm in China whose operations consisted in importing and exporting a large array of goods, including tea and opium.

History and LeadershipAugustine Heard Co. was founded in&#. Amy Heard was born on 7 October in Paris, the month before the election of Abraham Lincoln and the year before the outbreak of the American Civil War.

She was christened Amelia, but never used the name. She was the second child of Augustine Heard, at the time a well known China merchant, and Jane Leaps de Coninck, the daughter of a Belgian Diplomat.

Augustine went to China following his. Harvard University - Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School / Heard family.

Heard family business records, Volume FP-4, Folder GQ, and Volume JP Mss Augustine's account of his sexual sins is one of the most famous features of the Confessions, and that account begins here in Book 2, as Augustine becomes a teenager.

Augustine's attitude toward his sexual urges is always deeply problematic, and a reluctance to give up sex is one of the last, painful obstacles to his full conversion. Page 22 - John Heard, An Account of His Life and the History of Augustine Heard & Co., Page 22 - John Heard, An Account of His Life and the History of Augustine Heard & Co., Basic HTML Version.

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Lancelot Dent was a 19th-century British merchant resident for a period in Canton, China who dealt primarily in opium. He was christened on August 4, in Crosby Ravensworth, Westmorland, England, son of William and Jane (Wilkinson) Dent. Lancelot took over as senior partner of trading house Dent & Co.

headquartered in Canton, when his brother Thomas departed the company in Augustine Heard & Co., Inc. is an Oregon Domestic Business Corporation filed on March 2, The company's filing status is listed as Inactive and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this company is John H Chamberlain and is located Location: Oregon (OR).

Reading the book excites his love of philosophy, and he resolves to pursue true wisdom. Augustine decides to study the Bible, but finds it lacking in literary style.

Analysis. Now about 18 years old, Augustine is studying to become a lawyer and living a life not. The Augustine Company, Inc is a fourth generation family owned and operated company located in Marshalltown, IA.

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Harvard University - Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School / Heard family. Heard family business records, Volume FP-4, Folder GQ, and Volume JPThe Russell & Co. and Perkins & Co. collection consists mainly of financial materials relating to the Canton, China based trading firms.

The earlier material pertains to Perkins & Co. and the later material to Russell & Co. Included in the financial records are order books, invoice books, purchase books, freight books, and shipping orders for goods and materials purchased and traded by the two.

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