Youth's introduction to trade and business : Containing I. Tables of the most usual clerk-like contractions of words; with proper Directions how to address Persons of Elevated Rank, and those in Office. II. Acquittances and Promissory Notes diversified, and adapted to such Circumstances as occur in Real Business. III. Variety of Bills of Parcels, and Bills on Book-Debts, to enter the Learner in the Manner and Methods of Commerce, and to make him ready at Computation. IV. Bills of Exchange, with necessary Directions for the right Understanding and Management of Remittances, with various Orders for Goods, Letters of Credit, Invoyces, and other Merchant-Like Examples. V. Authentic Forms of such Law-Precedents, as are most frequently met with in the Course of Traffic. VI Great variety of questions interspersed, to exercise the Learner in the Common Rules of Arithmetic, to use him to Calculation, and to bring him acquainted with the Use, the Properties and Excellency of Numbers, by Way of Recreation. The eighth edition, corrected, augmented, new-modelled, and considerably improved. To which is added, by way of appendix, A short sketch of book-keeping by Double Entry, in the Italian Manner. By M. Clare, late Master of the Academy in Soho-Square, London

Main Author: Clare, Martin
Format: eBook
Published: London printed for J. Fuller, B. Dod, J. Ward, R. Baldwin, S. Crowder, P. Davey and B. Law, and H. Woodgate 1758, MDCCLVIII. [1758]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:"N.B. The Sketch of book-keeping at the end of this work may be had separate" (p.viii). - Braces in imprint. - English Short Title Catalog, T126923. - In the 'Short and familiar sketch of book-keeping' which begins on p.[163] the debits and credits appear in parallel sequences paginated 1-8. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (viii,181,[2],8,8,[1]p) 8°