Author Topic: Will of Samuel Vallant 1844  (Read 244 times)

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Re: Will of Samuel Vallant 1844
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 10 January 21 04:49 GMT (UK) »
ffrancis Williamson

Your transcript has jumped two lines between the two instances of Francis's name.

...Testator and he further made Oath that altho
the paper...

...formerly been one leaf of a
Book with a piece cut off from the top thereof yet that at the time of the aforesaid...

...paper and the same as it now
is...

...was then duly sworn...

...Before me Rann Kennedy Commissioner.


...Oath of
Mary Ann (in the said Will written Mary Anne) Woodward Widow (heretofore Wife of
John Woodward) the Sister...

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Re: Will of Samuel Vallant 1844
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 10 January 21 06:15 GMT (UK) »
Thank you - all of you - very much for your assistance.
I shall revise my estimation of Samuel Vallant, downwards. His most welcome contribution to business was his accounting book with the natty title "Discount simplified, or, A method of determining the exact proportions between the nominal and real prices of goods at any of the usual rates of discount, exhibited at one view and to be worked in General by a single figure." Published with the assistance of subscribers, including his brother-in-law, Edwin Withers, in 1839. A copy is available on Google ebooks.
Some light reading whilst in lockdown, perhaps?

Perhaps not.

Thank you again
David   
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