The Instructor: or, Young Man’s Best Companion
by George Fisher
at the College of William & Mary.
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This book is a compendium of widespread advice, mixing a wide variety of trades, practical skills as well as academics. This book also contained a method for shop and book keeping and a description of the American colonies, designed to coach a traveler or business person through conducting trade in the colonies. Interestingly the book also contains instructions on pickling and wine making as well as odds and ends such as carpentry.
Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library
- The American instructor, or, Young man's best companion : containing, spelling, reading, writing and arithmetic, in an easier way than any yet published ; and how to qualify any person for business, without the help of a master ; instructions to write variety of hands ... ; how to write letters on business or friendship ; forms of indentures ... releases, &c. ; also merchant's accompts, and a short and easy method of shop and book-keeping ; with a description of the several American colonies ; together with the carpenter's plain and exact rule ... ; likewise the practical gauger made easy ... ; to which is added, The poor planter's physician ... and also prudent advice to young tradesmen and dealers ; the whole better adpated to these American colonies, than any other book of the like kind : Fisher, George, accomptant : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive (Internet Archive)