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Dissertation on the business of the counting house,
P A R T. I.
The elements of MERCANTILE ACCOUNTANTSHIP.
13 Chap. I. Definition, and a general account of the method, use, and design of book-keeping,
15 Chap. II. The reason and use of the terms Debtor and Creditor
explained, with a general rule for their application, Chap. III. Of the books of bufiness used ia counting-houses, 18 Sect. 1. Of the Waste-book,
ib. Sect. 2. Of the Journal,
Of the Leger,
in the Journal, and posting and balancing in the Leger, 22 Art. 1. General rules for the invention of Debtor and Creditor, ib. Art. 2. Rules for posting in the Leger,
24 Art. 3. General rules for balancing the Leger,
ib. Sect. s. Of the subsidiary books,
25 1. The invoice-book,
ib. 2. Sales book,
26 3. Letter-book,
ib. 4. Bill book,
ib. 3. Book of Commissions,
27 6. Book of expences, 7. Calh book,
ib. 8. Book of debts receivable and payable,
28 9 Book of wares,
ib. 10. Book of pottages,
ib. 11. Book of accounts-current, 12. Book of workmen,
ib. 13. Ship-book
ib. Chap. IV. The particular application of Dr. and Cr. to the various parts of trade,
29 Sect 1. The application of Dr. and Cr. in proper trade,
ib. Sect. 2. The application of Dr. and Cr. in faétorage,
39 3. The application of Dr. and Cr. to company accounts, 41 Chap. y. The method of raising accounts, polting, transpoling, examining, correcting, and balancing the Leger,
45 Sect. 1. The method of raising accounts in the Leger,
ib, 1. Personal accounts, 2. Accounts of goods,