Preston's Treatise on Book-keeping ...: In Two Parts. The First Part Being Adapted to the Use of Retailers, Farmers ... The Second Part ... Showing the Method of Keeping Accounts by Double Entry. Embracing a Variety of Useful Forms and Rules
Collins, 1847 - Bookkeeping - 224 pages
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Page 68 - CD, of &.C., my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name, place, and stead, to...
Page 64 - 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 200 - 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 69 - The above instrument, consisting of one sheet, (or "two sheets,") was, at the date thereof, signed, sealed, published and declared by the said AB, as and for his last will and testament, in presence of us. who, at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have subseribed our names as witnesses...
Page 62 - 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 69 - State of , being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, publish, and declare this to be my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
Page 70 - Signed Sealed published and declared by the said John B. Jones as and for his last Will and Testament...
Page 67 - Snow, his heirs and assigns, forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 66 - ... in witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the day and year first above written.
Page 61 - A, of the town of, &c. of the first part, for and in consideration of one dollar, to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and confessed, hath leased, (or bargained and sold) &c. unto B, of the town of, &c. of the second part, &c.