The money-lender deals chiefly in grain and in specie.
His father was a taxcollector and money-lender on a small scale; his mother was the sister of a senator.
The business of the professional money-lender is one which, as tyranny and abuse are likely to appear, all countries have at different times endeavoured to regulate.
He became an associate of Jay Gould in the development and sale of railways; and in 1863 removed to New York City, where, besides speculating in railway stocks, he became a money-lender and a dealer in "puts" and "calls" and "privileges," and in 1874 bought a seat in the New York Stock Exchange.
Knight made lender the direction of Professor Osborn.) FIG.