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An Authentic Account of the Weights, Measures, Exchanges, Customs, Duties, Port-Charges, &C [electronic resource]: &. Made Use of, and Paid at the Several Ports in the East-Indies, Traded Unto by Europeans: Together With an Account of All the Different Coins (Both Real and Imaginary,) by Whic All Accompts in Asia Are Kept. Also the Coins, Weights, Names and Touches of Gold, Emperor's and Hoppo's Duties on the Measurage of European-Ships; With the Duties on All Good; Imported and Exported at Canton in China. To Which Are Added, Tables, Reducing Troy-Weights Into Canton-Weight; And Canton-Weights Into Troy-Weights, for the Readier Payment of Silver to the Chinese-Merchants, Calculated With the Greatest Exactness From One Penny-Weight to 100,000 Ounces, and From One Mace to 100,000 Tales &C, &C. Great Part Whereof Is From the Author's Own Experience, and the Remainder Compiled From the Most Outkentick Accounts, Taken by the Armenian and Portuguese Merchants, Who Are Continually Trading From Port to Port in the East-Indies. The Whole Being of Great Use to All Gentlemen Trading to Those Parts, by Preventing the Many and Too Frequent Impositions and Frauds Committed by the Natives, by Thomas Brooks. .

Brooks, Thomas, Accountant
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed and sold by Edward Spencer, at the Star and Elephant in Birchin-Lane, Cornhill, MDCCLII. [1752]
Language
English
Uniform Title
Authentick Account of the Weights, Measures, Exchanges, Customs, Duties, Port-Charges, &C
Description
[8], 79, [1] p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With a half-title, and a list of subscribers.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T1044.
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