Foreign News: Lloyd's

Lloyd's Subscription Rooms, more generally known as "Lloyd's," famed marine and general insurance company, acquired an acre of land in the heart of the City (London) and intends to build itself a new house at the estimated cost of $5,220,000. When the new building is completed, the present offices of "the Royal Exchange Building, at the corner of Threadneedle and Cornhill Streets, where the company has been for 149 years, will be vacated.

As a marine insurance firm, Lloyd's calls for considerable admiration. During the present year it has kept track of 15,000 ships...

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