A Practical System of Book-keeping: By Double and Single Entry, Both in Single and Copartnership Business ... Exemplified in Five Sets of Books; with the Most Approved Forms of Exchanges, Calculations, &c., Now in Use

O.L. Briggs, 1860 - 202 páginas

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Página 164 - ... lose its priority or be in any way affected by the provisions of this Act.
Página 114 - In witness whereof, the master or purser of the said ship hath affirmed to three bills of lading, all of this tenor and date, one of which being accomplished, the other two to stand void.
Página 164 - That no bill of sale, mortgage, hypothecation, or conveyance of any vessel or part of any vessel of the United States, shall be valid against any person other than the grantor or mortgagor, his heirs and devisees, and persons having actual notice thereof, unless such bill of sale, mortgage, hypothecation, or conveyance, be recorded in the office of the Collector of Customs where such vessel is registered or enrolled...
Página 202 - Accuracy is also of much importance, and an invariable mark of good training in a man — accuracy in observation, accuracy in speech, accuracy in the transaction of affairs. What is done in business must be well done ; for it is better to accomplish perfectly a small amount of work than to half-do ten times as much. A wise man used to say, " Stay a little, that we may make an end the sooner.
Página 124 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...
Página 114 - ... in the margin, and are to be delivered in the like good order and well-conditioned, at the aforesaid port of (the act of God, the Queen's enemies, fire, and all and every other dangers and accidents of the seas, rivers, and navigation of whatever nature and kind soever excepted) unto , or assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods , with primage, and average accustomed.
Página 164 - ... sale, mortgage, hypothecation, or conveyance, the time when the same was received, and shall certify on the bill of sale, mortgage, hypothecation, or conveyance, or certificate of discharge or cancellation, the number of the book and page where recorded...
Página 154 - ... answer in writing any interrogatories, and subscribe his name to his deposition, or to produce such papers when so required...
Página 154 - ... or levied on the value of the square yard, or other parcel or quantity thereof, shall exceed by ten per centum or more the invoice value, then, in addition to the duty imposed by law on the same, there shall be levied and collected, on the same goods, wares, and merchan504 565 dise, fifty per centum of the duty imposed on the same, when fairly invoiced.
Página 153 - That it shall be lawful for the appraisers to call before them, and examine, upon oath, any owner, importer, consignee, or other person, touching any matter or thing which they may deem material in ascertaining the true value of any merchandise imported...

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