Capitalist – a businessperson who has outside ownership used for for private profits
Cross-roads – the most common roads in the countryside
Intendant – an officer appointed by the king’s council.
Joint Stock Companies – companies that trade on a joint stock and has each member sharing in the common profit or loss in proportion to his share in this stock
Market Interest Rate – the rate at which people of good credit usually borrowed.
Post-roads – roads used for the communication between the principal towns.
Regulated companies are companies which do not trade on a joint stock, and are obliged to admit any qualified person who pays a certain fine, agrees to submit to company regulations, and has each member trading on his own stock at his own risk.
Sympathy – the perfect harmony of sentiments