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Edward Thorne arithmetic book(1761)

  • MS 1980.3.1
  • Microfilm: M-1585
  • 1 vol. ([70] pp.)

Manuscript arithmetic book containing explanations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; addition and subtraction of money; 18th-century weights and measures; time; and reduction of fractions. Problems and solutions are included. Probably not of Virginia origin; possibly from another American colony, but more likely England.