Item #19709 Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1841-42. Math, Education Science.
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1841-42
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1841-42
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1841-42
Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1841-42

Arithmetic Handwritten Notebook from Pennsylvania, 1841-42

Handwritten Journal

[Education] 19th-century Handwritten Arithmetic Notebook of Isaac Fluck of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, December, 1841-1842. 48 handwritten pages. 12" x 7.5". Isaac Fluck was born in 1826, thus having written these notes at the age of 16 in High School. Handwritten titles read: "English Money", "Cloth Measure", "Addition of Federal Money" and "Compound Division". On each page, his notes are typically organized with a title headline on top, and examples of problem-solving and computations underneath, all by hand. One question reads "Subtract 36 acres, 2 roads from 900 acres, 3 roads, 16 perches". Another problem reads: "Subtract fifteen thousand five hundred and nine from twenty thousand six hundred and fifty four". In another problem, he computes "simple subtraction, writing "2043-1703=1340", "6504-304=6290", "32016-12045=19971". He writes notes and practice problems for the topic of "Application", writing out that "There are three bays of wheat. The first contains 2 bushels, 3 pecks, 7 quarts. The second 3 bushels, pecks, 40 quarts. The third and 64 buckles 3 pecks, 7 quarts. problem reads: " He also dedicates several pages to long measure, by reducing leagues to miles, furlongs to poles, and more. "Lessons covered within the notebook include "Compound Multiplication", "Weight and Measures", "Compound multiplication", and more. Several pages decicated to the study of time, and he writes complex equations with multiple numbers. In the lesson for "Cloth Measure", one problem reads: "Add 15 yards 3 quarters 2 nails and 125 yards". He alternates between black and blue ink throughout the notebook. Front and back covers are detached from the rest of the notebook. Some dampstaining and foxing throughout, otherwise very good condition.

Item #19709

Price: $285.00