Definitions

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

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