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.
French newspapers -- France -- History;Taxation -- France -- History;Press and politics -- France -- History
In 1797 the Prime Minister of Great Britain announced a substantial increase in the stamp duty on newspapers. This increase, and indeed the tax itself, has been variously represented as an attack on press freedom and an act of suppression of the...
One of the goals of the present federal income tax system is to tax individuals to the extent of their ability to pay. This concept of vertical equity did not originate in the current century. Analysis of the tax laws of the American colonies...
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.
Ireland. Parliament. Public Accounts Committee
Finance, Public -- Ireland -- History
The decades immediately following the Glorious Revolution in 1688 witnessed a variety of political, social and structural responses to this cataclysmic event. In Ireland, religious conflict and economic under-development, as well as the devastation...