[ECONOMICS/BIOGRAPHY] Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen - availle

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Post by Availle » August 21st, 2020, 4:34 pm

Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Businessmen by Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915).

Given the current worldwide economic downturn, I thought people might appreciate some inspiration from those who made it 100+ years ago...

Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings may have influenced them. These short essays are part biography and part pontification of Hubbard's opinion of the subject and their work.

In this eleventh volume (of fourteen) he reflects on the lives of great businessmen active chiefly in England and the US. Included are Robert Owen, James Oliver, Stephen Girard, Mayer A. Rothschild, Philip D. Armour, John J. Astor, Peter Cooper, Andrew Carnegie, George Peabody, A. T. Stewart, H. H. Rogers, and James J. Hill ( Lucy Perry and Availle)
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Post by ToddHW » August 23rd, 2020, 11:11 am

May I read section 17 and 18 about Peabody? I was brought up near Peabody the town in Massachusetts, and lived the previous decade across the street from The Peabody Institute in Baltimore mentioned in the sections.

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Post by Availle » August 23rd, 2020, 3:51 pm

Well, that's certainly qualification enough! Thank you, Todd. :D
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Post by 2839reader » August 26th, 2020, 9:33 pm

Claim sections 11 and 12 John J. Astor
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Post by Availle » August 27th, 2020, 4:26 am

You're in, thank you very much! :D
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Post by Availle » September 3rd, 2020, 3:59 am

That's what I call fast turnaround! :clap: Thank you!


I'll try to be equally fast with PLing, but just to be on the safe side, I'd rather not promise. :oops:
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Post by Availle » September 6th, 2020, 12:40 am

Section 11 PL OK! :D
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Post by Availle » September 10th, 2020, 5:54 pm

Section 12 is PL OK too!
Thank you very much! :D
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Post by KevinS » September 16th, 2020, 3:12 pm

Availle, would you like me to DPL?
Sunday is a good PL day for me.

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Post by Availle » September 16th, 2020, 4:59 pm

Why, thank you Kevin! :D

These projects usually go a bit slower, so you won't be too stressed with it, I"m sure.
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Post by mpinedag » October 27th, 2020, 10:27 am

Hello Availle, may I please claim two sections? First, section 5 (Stephen Girard, Part 1), and also section 6 (Stephen Girard, Part 2).
Thanks!

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Post by Availle » October 27th, 2020, 4:58 pm

They are yours, thank you so much! :D
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Post by jenno » October 27th, 2020, 11:38 pm

Could I claim chapters 1 and 2 please


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Post by Availle » October 28th, 2020, 4:04 am

Of course you could!

Enjoy! :D :D
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