A Guide to the Arithmetic Exercise Book, 1793 Arithmetic Exercise Book. MS 65.6

A Guide to the Arithmetic Exercise Book, 1793

A Collection in
the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 65.6


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 65.6
Title
Arithmetic Exercise Book 1793.
Extent
2 items.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Arithmetic Exercise Book, MS 65.6, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1965.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm (M-1120)


Scope and Content Information

Manuscript book of arithmetical rules, definitions, and problems covering addition and subtraction of whole numbers, money, and weights; multiplication and division of money; proportion; profit and loss; interest; and reduction of fractions, with many exercises for each type of problem. Found in the book was an undated letter[?] to "Uncle," explaining that the writer has not been able to visit Scotland because of the "troublesome situation of affairs here."

Index Terms

    Subjects

  • Arithmetic.