The Crittenden Commercial Arithmetic and Business Manual: Designed for the Use of Merchants, Business Men, Academies, and Commercial Colleges
E. C. & J. Biddle, 1868 - Arithmetic - 348 pages
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Page 313 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same...
Page 306 - CD, of the city aforesaid, merchant, my true and lawful attorney, for me, and in my name, and for my use to ask, demand...
Page 265 - In witness whereof the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading...
Page 125 - TABLE. 10 Mills (m.) = 1 Cent . . ct. 10 Cents = 1 Dime . . d. 10 Dimes = 1 Dollar . $. 10 Dollars = 1 Eagle . E.
Page 301 - The holder of a bill presenting the same for acceptance may require that the acceptance be written on the bill and, if such request is refused, may treat the bill as dishonored.
Page 305 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present...
Page 24 - Multiplying or dividing both the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same number does not change the value of the fraction.
Page 108 - Multiply the amount of the smaller side by the number of days between the two average dates, and divide the product by the balance of the account. The quotient will be the time...
Page 316 - A guarantor is not liable beyond the scope of his engagement : a mere recommendation or overture to guarantee is not sufficient. A guarantee must be accepted, to make it a contract; and the guarantor must have notice, either direct or implied, of its acceptance within a reasonable time. , In Pennsylvania, by act of April 26, 1855, no action shall be brought upon any special promise to answer for the debt or default of another, unless the agreement, or some memorandum or note thereof, be in writing....
Page 95 - If the payment be less than the Interest, the surplus of interest must not be taken to augment the principal, but the interest continues on the former principal until the period when the payments, taken together, exceed the interest due, and then the surplus is to be applied towards discharging the principal, and interest is to be computed on the balance as aforesaid.