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Account books -- England -- Specimens

 Subject
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Balance books from a London trader

 Collection
Call Number: MS E188
Overview Account books of an anonymous speculative trader, providing yearly summary of accounts. Each volume covers a year, and contains a dozen accounts in fair detail and a list of 50 to 100 accounts showing net profit or debit. The "bottom line" is about £50,000. Cargoes largely consist of tropical produce; the trader also imported cheese and butter from Holland into England and had other investments.
Dates: 1810 - 1818