A book which covers the key period in the history of actuarial science from the mid-17th century to the early 19th century. There are reprints of the most important treatises, pamphlets, tables and writings which trace the development of the actuarial industry.
Table of Contents
1. 1792 Richard Price, Observations on Reversionary Payments -- 2. 1824 Highland Society of Scotland, Report on Friendly or Benefit Societies -- 3. 1836 Bradfield Union Benefit Society, Rules and Tables of Assurance -- 4. 1852 Gustav Nicolas Hubbard, On the Organisation of Provident Societies -- 5. 1859 August Wiegand, The Mathematical Basis of Railway Pension Funds -- 6. 1903 Alfred William Watson, Sickness and Mortality Experience of the Independent Order of Oddfellows Manchester Unity Friendly Society.