From Log Cabins to the White House

A History of the Taylor Family

Author: Mary Taylor Brewer

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Category: Virginia

Page: 522

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Ancestors and descendants of immigrant John Taylor (1607-1652) who settled in Northumberland County, Va. about 1648. Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), the 12th President of the United States is one of the descendants.

From Log Cabin to White House with Abraham Lincoln

Author: Deborah Hedstrom-Page

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 82

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Uses a fictional narrator to present true and historical facts about a famous American founder or social pioneer and to introduce their struggle and the time in which they lived.

From Log-Cabin to the White House

Life of James A. Garfield

Author: William Makepeace Thayer

Publisher: Saerchinger Press

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 500

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... (6) Columns for Discount on Purchases and Discount on Notes on the same side of the Cash Book; (c) Columns for Discount on Sales and Cash Sales on the debit side of the Cash Book; (d) Departmental columns in the Sales Book and in the Purchase Book. Controlling Accounts.--The addition of special columns in books of original entry makes possible the keeping of Controlling Accounts. The most common examples of such accounts are Accounts Receivable account and Accounts Payable account. These summary accounts, respectively, displace individual customers' and creditors' accounts in the Ledger. The customers' accounts are then segregated in another book called the Sales Ledger or Customers' Ledger, while the creditors' accounts are kept in the Purchase or Creditors' Ledger. The original Ledger, now much reduced in size, is called the General Ledger. The Trial Balance now refers to the accounts in the General Ledger. It is evident that the task of taking a Trial Balance is greatly simplified because so many fewer accounts are involved. A Schedule of Accounts Receivable is then prepared, consisting of the balances found in the Sales Ledger, and its total must agree with the balance of the Accounts Receivable account shown in the Trial Balance. A similar Schedule of Accounts Payable, made up of all the balances in the Purchase Ledger, is prepared, and it must agree with the balance of the Accounts Payable account of the General Ledger." The Balance Sheet.--In the more elementary part of the text, the student learned how to prepare a Statement of Assets and Liabilities for the purpose of disclosing the net capital of an enterprise. In the present chapter he was shown how to prepare a similar statement, the Balance Sheet. For all practical...

From Log Cabin to White House - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: William M. Thayer

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Category:

Page: 502

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Abe Lincoln

Author: Sterling North

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Abraham Lincoln was born to a poor family on the American frontier. He was a hard worker, but he wanted more than a farmer’s life. As he learned about the issues of his day, Abe longed to be a lawmaker himself, so he ran for the state legislature. Soon the farm boy would become the brilliant orator and admired president who finally proclaimed freedom for all Americans. Focusing on Lincoln’s childhood and early manhood, this book explores the people and events that shaped one of America’s greatest presidents. From the Trade Paperback edition.

From Log-Cabin to White House; Life of James A. Garfield; Boyhood, Youth, Manhood, Assassination

Author: William Makepeace Thayer

Publisher: Andesite Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 326

View: 326

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

President Lincoln

From Log Cabin to White House

Author: Demi

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Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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From a small log cabin in Kentucky to the frontier of Indiana to the steps of the White House, Abraham Lincoln rose from humble beginnings to become the sixteenth president of the United States.