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John Mair

Book-keeping methodiz’d, or, a methodical treatise of merchant-accompts, according to the Italian form. Wherein the theory of the art is fully explained, and reduced to practice, by variety of suitable examples in all the branches of trade. To which is added, a large appendix, containing, I. Descriptions and specimens of the Subsidiary Books used by merchants. II. Monies and exchanges, the nature of bills of exchange, promissory notes, and bills of parcels. III. Precedents of merchants writings, peculiar to England, Scotland, and common to both. IV. The commissions, duty, and power of factors. V. A short history of the trading companies in Great Britain, with an account of her exports and imports. VI. The produce and commerce of the Tobacco Colonies; with a specimen of the accompts usually kept by the storekeepers. VII. A dictionary, explaining the abstruse words and terms that occur in merchandize. By John Mair, A.M.

Edinburgh: Printed by W. Sands, A. Murray; and J. Cochran, for W. Sands, and A. Kincaid & A. Donaldson , 1752.
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Book-keeping methodiz’d, or, a methodical treatise of merchant-accompts, according to the Italian form. Wherein the theory of the art is fully explained, and reduced to practice, by variety of suitable examples in all the branches of trade. To which is added, a large appendix, containing, I. Descriptions and specimens of the Subsidiary Books used by merchants. II. Monies and exchanges, the nature of bills of exchange, promissory notes, and bills of parcels. III. Precedents of merchants writings, peculiar to England, Scotland, and common to both. IV. The commissions, duty, and power of factors. V. A short history of the trading companies in Great Britain, with an account of her exports and imports. VI. The produce and commerce of the Tobacco Colonies; with a specimen of the accompts usually kept by the storekeepers. VII. A dictionary, explaining the abstruse words and terms that occur in merchandize. By John Mair, A.M. Library Average
Circulation records from 1793-1799 are lost.
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