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Yembo pedlar about the price of a mellaye, worth about fifteen shillings; but this is the case also in Egypt and Syria, where the most wealthy native merchants sell in retail, and enter into all the minute details of business, and yet without keeping any large establishment of clerks or accomptants, which their mode of conducting business renders little necessary.
Travels in Arabia 2003
Of which provisions because in many of them, after the manner of slothful and faulty accomptants, it will be returned by way of excuse that no such are to be had, it will be fit to give some light OF THE NATURE OF THE
Of which provisions, because in many of them after the manner of slothful and faulty officers and accomptants it will be returned (by way of excuse) that no such are to be had, it will be fit to give some light of the nature of the supplies, whereby it will evidently appear that they are to be compassed and procured.
And have not some dexterous accomptants got estates, and made their fortunes, by a clever stroke or two of their pen? and by a skilful mistake, wrote themselves forty or fifty thousand pounds richer than they were before, in a trice?
Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III. 1634-1716 1823
Egypt and Syria, where the most wealthy native merchants sell in retail, and enter into all the minute details of business, and yet without keeping any large establishment of clerks or accomptants, which their mode of conducting business renders little necessary.
Travels in Arabia; comprehending an account of those territories in Hedjaz which the Mohammedans regard as sacred John Lewis Burckhardt 1800
He knew that his long neglect of compelling the accomptants to pass their accompts, might be punished as a breach of trust.
The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D. — Volume 10 Historical Writings Jonathan Swift 1706
Voted, By the board, that ten pounds over and above the ten pounds formerly ordered, be allowed unto the s '' - accomptants, in ful of their expence and in further acknowledgement of their service; which vote being sent down to the representatives was concurred with by them.
* '•••. cial verdids, nor any judicial hearings in any of the courts of chancery, ftar-dmmDcr, court of wards, court of requefts, dutchy or exchequer chambers: and that no perfons ihould be compelled to appear in perfon, but by attorney; with. a proviso, that all accomptants and parties appointed to pay money into the. ex - chequer ihoiild hold their days in the exchequer to account.
Reports of Sir George Croke, knight. Formerly one of the justices of the courts of Kings-bench, and common-pleas, of such select cases as were adjudged in the said courts [1582-1641] 1790
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