invoice resetting to earlier number

my computer crashed when power went out and was at invoice number 485 or so and when computer restarted it started with invoice #383 ---would there not be a way to have the invoice # stay where it was rather than going back to another number ? Really messes with my bookkeeping when have duplicate numbered invoices and want to be 100% HONEST with government as to my correct income and record them all correctly :) 

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see my earlier comment where i said you have a very valid point

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