Item #19695 Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1849-50. Math, Education Science Notebook.
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1849-50
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1849-50
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1849-50
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1849-50

Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1849-50

Handwritten Journal

[Education] 19th-century Handwritten Arithmetic Notebook of Henry Wismer of Plumstead, Pennsylvania, December, 1849-1850. Handwritten title reads "Addition of Federal Money". 72 handwritten pages. 12" x 7.5". On each page, this student's notes are typically organized with a title headline on top, and examples of problem-solving and computations underneath, all by hand. Lessons covered within the notebook include "Addition of Federal Money", "Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions", "Simple Interest", "Compound multiplication", and more. Included as well are word problems, with one example reading "Henry was born on the 20th of the 6th month (June) 1789 and Charles on the 18th day of the 2nd month (February) 1828 - what is the difference in their ages?". Another word problem reads, in part, "If corn is bought at 50ct per bushel and sold at 4.50 per bushel, what is the loss...". Some dampstaining and foxing throughout, otherwise very good condition.

Item #19695

Price: $385.00