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Arithmetic exercise book(1793)

  • MS 1965.6
  • Microfilm: M-1120
  • 1 vol. ([98] pp.) and 1 piece

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.”