Northern Steamship Company;Depreciation allowances -- History
In 1889 a New Zealand company had to write down its paid-up capital by 27 percent, because, the Chairman stated, previous management had failed to allow for depreciation as an expense. An investigation was conducted to see if this capital reduction...
Johnston, Felton M.; Washington, George, 1732-1799; Art; Politicians -- United States; Presidents -- United States; United States. Congress. Senate. Office of the Secretary; Presidents -- Inauguration; Bible;
Illustration notes it was the Secretary of the Senate who held the Bible used to administer the Oath of Office.
Accounting -- Japan -- History
Bookkeeping -- Japan -- History
Double-entry bookkeeping is believed to have originated in mediveal Italy and, as it developed, writers on the subject such as Luca Pacioli helped spread the system to the rest of Europe in the paths of Italian trade. In those countries there were...