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the Amicable Society and Others.
To which is added,

A short, easy, and more concise Method

Calculating the Value of Annuities and
Assurances onL«ivE.^ .—~.. .

Than any heretofore published.

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By CHARLES BRAND.

L Q N D O N:

Printed for W. Owen, near Temple-Bar, Fleet - Street;

E. Johnson, Ave-Maria-Lane; and Richardson

and Ur^uhart, Royal-Exchange, Comhill.

MDCCLXXV.

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INTRODUCTION.

TH E Subject of the following Treatise being of such universal Concern, it is apprehended that any Apology for making it public is unnecessary; and that it is likewise unnecessary to apologize for the Liberty I have taken to declare in what I differ from a Gentleman, whose Opinions have been lately much countenanced and adopted; the great Respect paid to that Gentleman's mathematical Publications having rendered a public Disquisition of them the more requisite, as such a Disquisition may tend to obviate the Mistakes which he has either from Error or Design endeavoured to promulge.

Several erroneous and imperfect Accounts and Observations having been published, relative to the Principles on which the Amicable Society was founded, I have introduA 2 ced,

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