chapter  VI
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THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

In New York an Institute of Accounts was formed in 1882, but this was a scientific body, consisting only partly of public accountants.

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ciation did little. The professional accountant was then almost unknown outside of New York, and although the Association was constituted to include members over the whole Republic, it became in effect a New York body. In 1892 the Association started a school of accounts in New York under authority of the Regents of the University, but this proved a failure.