the work or skill of keeping account books or systematic records of money transactions (distinguished from accounting).
Historical Examples

The Living Present Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Godfrey Morgan Jules Verne
The Bible and Life Edwin Holt Hughes
Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama Walter L. Fleming
The Wall Street Girl Frederick Orin Bartlett
The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Pirate Gold Frederic Jesup Stimson
Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 4 Various
Thirty Years on the Frontier Robert McReynolds


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