Excerpt from Addresses as President of the National Board of Fire Underwriters of the United States, on Several Occasions: 1871 1876 Table 9 shows the average percentage of losses to premiums to have increased for the New York Compa nies from 471% in 1869 to in 1870 of Companies from other States from 551% in 1869 to 621% in 1870; the aggregate of all showing an increase from 501% in 1869 to 581% in 1870, while the grand aggregate of losses for the 11 years is 581% against as presented by Mr. Heald's tables. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.