New York State Society Of Certified Public Accountants; Business ethics -- United States; Municipal finance -- Accounting; Railroads �?? Accounting; Trust companies -- Accounting; Banks and banking -- Accounting;Business education;
This little book is not a treatise on book-keeping. It is less, and it is more. Far less, because it treats of but one of many thousand applications of that useful art; and more, because, beginning with the very simplest exposition of general...
Accounting -- Study and teaching;Bookkeeping -- Study and teaching
These thoughts of an early American accounting author reflect the frustrations encountered in attempting to establish the process of teaching account keeping within the general scheme of education. This item by Jones first appeared in 1842 as an...
Giovanni Farolfi and Co.;Farolfi (Giovanni) and Co.;Bookkeeping -- History
This article examines the branch ledger of a Florentine firm in 13th century Provence, and its relationship to contemporaneous Tuscan account books. It is concluded that the ledger was part of a sophisticated accounting system, with a debit and...
The evolution of the procedure of comparing the column total of additions (footings) of the journal with the debit and credit totals of the same time period in the ledger is discussed as it reflects the contributions of E. T. Jones of England.
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.
Accounting -- Study and teaching;Account books -- History
This early address by Sprague, who is acknowledged as a telling influence among pre-classical American accounting practitioners and thinkers, previews the insight and sophistication which is set forth in his famous Philosophy of Accounts.