Preston's Treatise on Book-keeping: Or, Arbitrary Rules Made Plain: In Two Parts ... The First Part Being Designed for the Use of Mechanics of All Classes; the Second ... Showing the Method of Keeping Accounts by Double Entry ...
Robinson, Pratt, 1843 - Bookkeeping - 213 pages
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Page 158 - In witness whereof, the Master of the said vessel hath affirmed to three Bills of Lading, all of this tenor and date, one of which being accomplished, the others to stand void.
Page 166 - C. D., his executors, administrators or assigns ; for which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators firmly by these presents.
Page 168 - And for the true performance of all and singular the covenants and agreements aforesaid, the said parties bind themselves, each unto the other, firmly by these presents.
Page 55 - That the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and of the trust and confidence I repose in the parties of the second part...
Page 166 - ... then the above obligation to be void ; otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Page 49 - ... of the truth of these remarks. I would not trust to the memory of any man, (not even my own,) so much as the prescription of an emetic for a sick dog. A JOINT AND SEVERAL NOTE. $125 Sixty days after date, we jointly and severally promise to pay to Charles B.
Page 168 - Master's service, without his leave; nor haunt ale-houses, taverns, or playhouses ; but in all things behave himself as a faithful apprentice ought to do during the said term.
Page 166 - Hampton, his heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid, unto the above named...
Page 166 - If this be all, the bond is called a single one, simplex obligatio: but there is generally a condition added, that if the obligor does some particular act, the obligation shall be void, or else shall remain in full force : as...
Page 158 - SHIPPER'S BILL OF LADING. SHIPPED by Noah Webster, in good order and condition, on board the good ship Henry Clay, whereof Chauncey Goodrich is master for the present voyage, now lying in the port of NewYork, and bound for New Orleans, AB 7 Bales Cotton Shirting, No.