A running account. A detailed statement of the transactions between two persons or firms.
An itemized statement of sales and expenses, sent by a commission merchant to his principal.
A registrar ; a clerk ; a person skilled in the application of the doctrine of chances to financial affairs, more especially to insuring of lives.
To put in order; to bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties can agree.
One that is appointed by the court to settle an estate.
A written declaration under oath.
A party acting on behalf of another, called his principal; one commissioned to do business for another ; a factor.
A periodical payment of money, amounting to a fixed yearly sum.
The adjustment of a disputed point by a person or persons chosen by the parties in dispute.
A call upon the holders of stock or policies to pay into the treasury a certain sum in order to pay off debts or effect a re-organization.
Funds, property, or effects ; the stock in trade, cash, and all the available property of a merchant, in contradistinction to his liabilities or obligations.
A person to whom the property of a bankrupt or an insolvent debtor is transferred for the benefit of creditors.
The act of transferring property to the assignee.
A legal writ for the purpose of seizing a man's property.
An officer appointed to examine and verify claims upon the treasury of a company or society and to investigate the treasurer's accounts.