The merchant's magazine: or, Trades man's treasury

Publication Date1712
RemainderContaining, I. Arithmetick in whole numbers and fractions, vulgar and decimal; with the reason and demonstration of each rule; adorn'd with curious copper-cuts of the chief tables and titles. II. Merchants accompts, or a most concise way of casting up the value of merchandize, tare and trett, interest of coin, rule of barter, loss and gain, fellowship, equation of payments, and several matters relating to exchange, never before made publick. III. Book-keeping, after a plain, easie and natural method, shewing how to enter, post, close and ballance an accompt, &c. IV. Marims concerning bills of exchange, factors and factorage: the law concerning brokers, &c. V. The post of letters to and from foreign countries; and the days when mails are sent to, and due from those countries. VI. An account of the commodities produced by all countries: their chief towns of trade, and bigness of the country compared with England. VII. A merchant or Trader's dictionary, explaining the most difficult terms used in trade. VIII. Precedents of merchants writings; as, bills of lading, invoyces, bills of exchange, letters of credit, charter-parties, &c. with many other things not extant before, as by the table of contents appears. Accommodated chiefly to the practice of merchants and tradesmen: but is likewise useful for schools, bankers, diversion of gentlemen, business of mechanicks, and officers of the Queen's custom and excise. The sixth impression corrected and improved. By E. Hatton, Philomathemat
PublisherPrinted by J.H. for Chr_ Comingsby, at the Ink-Battle, over-against Cliffords-Inn-Gate in Fetter-lane, Fleetstreet; and Dan. Midwinter, at the Three Crowns in St. Paul's Church-Yard



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