1st Edition

The Accomptant's Oracle




ISBN 9780367514631
Published September 2, 2020 by Routledge
268 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1771 and reissued in 1984, is a fascinating insight into the history of accounting. Written by a London accountant (‘accomptant’) in 1771, it examines the profession as it was in the eighteenth century. It looks at the system of book-keeping, the banking business, and double entry book-keeping for manufacturers.

Table of Contents

Chapters on Book-Keeping; Trade; Debtor and Creditor; Partnership and Company; the Ledger; and the Inventory.

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Biography

Wardhaugh Thompson