Barter -- History;Credit -- History;Bookkeeping -- History
Since accounting develops to meet the needs of its environment, the same systems may not be used in all parts of the country at the same time. A system of barter and credit bookkeeping was common in the U. S. during the 1700's, but began to...
Chamberlain, Robert, fl. 1678-1679. Accomptants guide or merchants book-keeper
The ownership of a copy of Chamberlain's The Accountants Guide or Merchants Bookkeeper, 1686 is traced through six famous owners from 1700 for almost a century. It is now housed in the Boston Athenaeum.