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"At first impression it appears that the accountant makes three columns of figures, first cost, profits, retail, with footings of the transactions of his different trips, but it soon appears that the figures do not mean what they seem to, and what the prices of purchases of sales really were remains obscure, as is the whole method of figuring employed in the accounts, detailed as they are in other respects.
"On page 218 of the book a new series of accounts seems to open in 1881, kept at Hampton, N.H., by James M. Reed, possibly, though that is by no means certain.
"There are a number of joint shipment accounts and transactions with, or concerning, the Amoskeag Bank of Manchester, N.H., if the entries refer to the present bank of that name, but it is impossible to draw any accurate conclusion as to what this second series of accounts refers to."
- Burger, Abraham. Abraham Burger Account Book, 1849-1881: A Finding Aid
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