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...
Coal trade -- England -- Accounting;Cost accounting;Tanfield Moor Colliery
This paper examines the roles of accounting and costing in the management of coal mining during the Industrial Revolution in Britain, and considers the impact of the agent's reputation in the development and use of these systems.
Details various family members' activities & Anna's recent tragedies, probably illness and death of family members; also concerns the correspondant's daughter's position as principal of the school on the Vanderbilt's Bilmore estate.