Comes Commercii

Comes Commercii

Or the Trader's-companion. Containing I. An Exact and Useful Table, Shewing the Value of Any Quantity of Goods or Wares Ready Cast Up, More Adapted to Merchants Use Than Any Other Extent; Which Is Demonstrated by 14 Examples Relating Chiefly to Buving and Selling. II. A Table Calculated for Universal Use, Which Use Is Shewn in the Solution of Questions, in Multiplication, Division, Reduction, Merchandising, and Measuring All Kind of Superficies and Solids, or Gauging Vessels and Casks. III. The Manner of Casting up Dimensions in General, Whether the Same Be Taken in Inches, Feet and Inches, Yards, Perches, &c. and How to Give the Answer by Reduction, Duo-Decimals, or Decimals. IV. The Several Customs Used by Surveyors and Measurers, in Measuring Glass, Wainscor, Painting, Plaistering, Flooring, Tyling, Partitioning, Brick, or Stone-Work, &c. and the Common Rate of Such Work by the Rod, Yard, Foot, &c. V. Instructions for Entring Goods at the Customhouse, Inward, Outward, and by Certificate; With Several Material Clauses in Such Statutes as Relate to Exportation and Importation. VI. Concerning Water-Side Business, and the Constitution of the Keys, Wharfs, Porters, &c. There: Also the Charge of Wharfage, Lighterage, and Porterage, for Landing, Loading, Weighing, and Housing Goods, and What Is Usually Paid for the Use of the Warehouse at the Water-Side. Vii. Rules Concerning Freight, Bills of Lading, Primage, and How the Same Is Paid For. &c. Viii. Concerning Insuring Ships, Merchandizes, and Houses, and How to Make Rates and Averages in Case of Loss; With the Advantages of the Practice of Insuring in Several Instances, With Respect to Foreign and Inland Trade: And Many Other Things Never Before Made Publick. To Which Is Added, A Supplement Concerning Simple and Compound Interest, With Tables Thereof, and the Use and Manner of Calculating the Same; and to Make up Accompts of Mortgages, Where the Mortgagee Has Received Rent, &c. The Whole Adapted to the Use of Merchants and Traders, Lawyers, Surveyors, and Measurers of Building, &c. By Edward Hatton, Gent

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Publisher: London : printed by T.W. for J.J. and P. Knapton, R. Knaplock, D. Midwinter, A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, B. Sprint, W. Innys, J. Osborne and T. Longman, R. Robinson, J. Pemberton, C. Rivington, F. Clay, J. Batley, A. Ward, J. Clarke, J. Osborn, S. Birt, R. Hett, J. Hodges, and T. Hatchett, 1734
Edition: The sixth edition, with additions
Characteristics: [163],156-301,[1],36,[2]p.,plate ; 120


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