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) The occupation of collecting dog faeces for sale to tannery, tanneries (which used it as a siccative for bookbinding leather). Undertaken by old women in Britain in the 18th century. (Reference: w:Robert Hughes, Robert Hughes,
The Fatal Shore
, 1987, paperback 1996 ISBN 1-86046-150-6 chapter 1 page 21.)
The pure-finders meet with a ready market for all the dogs"-dung they are able to collect, at the numerous tanyards in Bermondsey
— w:Henry Mayhew, Henry Mayhew,
London Labour and the London Poor
, volume 2, page 142
Literally, a person (or thing) which does no more than find.
As one commentator has noted, although a pure finder may "induce the purchase or sale of" a security within the meaning of Section 15(a)(1), he or she is not normally a "broker" because he or she effects no transactions.
— Howard S. Meyers,
Finder's fee agreements: Potential pitfalls and considerations
, The Attorney-CPA, July 2002
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