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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
(Fr. avis, from Lat. ad, to, and visum, viewed), counsel given after consideration, or information from a distance giving particulars of something prospective (e.g. " advice" of an imminent battle, or of a cargo due). In commerce it is a common word for a formal notice from one person concerned in a transaction to another.
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Advice'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/a/advice.html. 1910.