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Published 
c1989.
Library 
Business Library
Call Number 
PN4098.W235
Published 
1988.
Library 
Business Library
Call Number 
PN4121.T952
Published 
1981.
Edition 
5th ed.
Library 
Lee Wee Nam Library
Call Number 
T11.B725
16. 
Cover image for A general introduction to trade and business. Or, The young merchant's and tradesman's magazine. [electronic resource] : Being an assistant to youths, on their leaving school, and entring on apprenticeship; design'd to prevent their losing the learning they have acquired, and calculated for a general instruction, progressively through the various branches of trade and merchandise. Under the following heads: I. The principles of grammar explain'd; whereby the reading and writing true English are render'd very easy II. The use of the pen made easy; or the best instructions to attain a masterly manner of writing; with complete examples of the several hands now in use, and the forms of notes, receipts, &c. curiously engrav'd by Mr. G. Bickham, Sen. III. Arithmetick in all its parts, vulgar and decimal; with examples in all the rules (in the most concise manner) apply'd to business. IV. The usual contractions of words and titles; with proper directions how to address persons of quality, and those in publick employ. V. Examples of bills of parcels, and exchange; instructions for remittances, orders for goods, letters of credit and correspondence, invoices, receipts, &c. Adapted to trade in general. VI. Forms of law precedents, both relating to trade and conveyancing; as bills, bonds, leases, articles, &c. VII. Waterside business; with the constitution of keys, w[b]arfs, porters, &c. And observations on freight, average, primage, &c. VIII. Directions for entring goods at the custom-house, inward, outward, and by certificate; with an account of goods prohibited exportation and importation, and an account of foreign coins, weights and measures. IX. Merchants accompts, with a collection of arithmetical questions, to divert youth. X. Tables of interest from 1 to 100 l. calculated in the most exact manner, to the thousandth part of a farthing. The second edition, with additions and improvements. By William Markham. Author of the introduction to spelling and reading English.
Published 
1739.
Library 
Virtual Library
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