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"[...]business, over and above his actual wages. He held that in this country the entire people are one great working class, working with brains, or hands, or both, who should therefore act in harmony-the brain-workers and the hand-workers-for the equal rights of all, without distinction of color, condition, or religion. Holding that capital is accumulated labor, and wealth the creation of capital and labor combined, he thought it to be the wise policy of the large capitalists and corporations to help in the process of elevating and advancing
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Captains of Industry

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"[...]business, over and above his actual wages. He held that in this country the entire people are one great working class, working with brains, or hands, or both, who should therefore act in harmony-the brain-workers and the hand-workers-for the equal rights of all, without distinction of color, condition, or religion. Holding that capital is accumulated labor, and wealth the creation of capital and labor combined, he thought it to be the wise policy of the large capitalists and corporations to help in the process of elevating and advancing labor by a proffered interest."
These were the opinions of a man who had had long experience in all the grades, from half-frozen apprentice to millionaire manufacturer.
He died in 1868, aged seventy-one years, leaving an immense estate; which, however, chiefly consisted in his wire-manufactory. He had made it a principle not [...]".
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  • BN ID: 2940024035146
  • Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin Co
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1919 volume
  • File size: 524 KB

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