Accounting -- England -- History;Collins, John, 1625-1683
This article will examine John Collins' textbooks, particularly An Introduction to Merchants Accounts, to consider the influence of merchants' current trading activities upon the accounting texts of seventeenth century England.
Sarjeant, Thomas. An Introduction to the Counting House;Accounting -- United States -- History
In 1789, seven years before the text developed by "pioneer American [accounting] author" William Mitchell appeared, Thomas Sarjeant of Philadelphia published An Introduction to the Counting House. It was a concise and able expression of a long...