The merchant's magazine : or, trades-man's treasury. containing, I. Arithmetick in Whole Numbers and Fractions, Vulgar and Decimal; with the Reason and Demonstration of each Rule: Adorn'd with curious Copper-Cuts of the chief Tables and Titles. II. Merchant's Accompts, or a most concise Way of Casting up the Value of Merchandize, Tare and Trett, Interest of Coin, Rule of Barter, Loss and Gain, Fellowship, Equation of Payments, and several Matters relating to Exchange, never before made Publick. III. Book-Keeping, after a Plain, Easy, and Natural Method, shewing how to Enter, Post, Close and Balance an Accompt, and the whole Ledger, and how to discover from thence if any Error hath been in any one Accompt. IV. Maxims concerning Bills of Exchange, Factors and Factorage: The Law concerning Brokers, their Business, &c. V. The Port of Letters to and from Foreign Countries; and the Days when Mails are sent to, and due from those Countries. VI. An Account of the Commodities produced by all Countries: Their chief Towns of Trade, and Bigness of the Country compared with England. Vii. A Merchant or Trader's Dictionary, explaining the most difficult Terms used in Trade. The Value of Coins, Weights, and Measures. Viii. Precedents of Merchants Writings; as Bills of Lading, Invoices, Bills of Exchange, Letters of Credit, Charter-Parties; &c. With many other Things not extant before, as by the Table of Contents appears. Accomodated chiefly to the Practice of Merchants and Tradesmen: But is likewise useful for Schools, Banks, Diversion of Gentlemen, Business of Mechanicks, and Officers of the King's Custom and Excise. The ninth impression corrected and improved. By E. Hatton, Gent

Main Author: Hatton, Edward
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, B. Sprint, R. Robinson, W. Innys and R. Manby, J. Osborn and T. Longman, and A. Ward 1734, M.DCC.XXXIV. [1734]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, N4015. - Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford)
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([20],276p.plates) port 4°