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Collection

The presentation of a negotiable instrument for payment, or the conversion of any accounts receivable into cash.

Collection

The act of receiving payment for goods or services. Collection occurs on the spot in a cash sale, while it may occur some weeks or even months later in a credit sale. See also: Accounts receivable, Collection policy.
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This," he said, "was all that was left of the Carstairs Collection.
He not only sold the Collection bit by bit, but sank bit by bit to the basest ways of making money-- even to blackmailing his own family in a disguise.
According to the view that I am suggesting, a physical object or piece of matter is the collection of all those correlated particulars which would be regarded by common sense as its effects or appearances in different places.
Dobson's own original work are a sufficient guarantee of the taste and discrimination we may look for in a collection like this, in which the random lightnings of the first of the essayists are grouped under certain heads--"Character Sketches," "Tales and Incidents," "Manners and Fashions," and the like--so as to diminish, for the general reader, the scattered effect of short essays on a hundred various subjects, and give a connected, book-like character to the specimens.
Patrick Florance from Tufts University presents some of the current issues related to building geospatial data collections within libraries.
The collections are open to the public, and -- with the exception of some extremely rare or delicate items -- can be handled.
There are also new collections in synthetics and wool.
Among the heaviest materials to come through municipal recovery facilities (MRFs), glass can be an essential element to meeting diversion rates, which keeps it on the collection schedule, even if high-value end markets like bottle-to-bottle recycling can be hard to come by in some areas.
Of course, a small number of in-between scenarios exist in which individual collections have been resituated within larger institutional domains, like the Robert Lehman Collection at the Met and the Reeves Collection at the Dallas Museum of Art.
And while the East Coast already houses four national dance collections, Edsall believes that regional collections are equally vital.

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