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Colburn, Zerah, 1804-1840

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1804 - 1840

Zerah Colburn (September 1, 1804 – March 2, 1840)was a child prodigy of the 19th century who gained fame as a mental calculator.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Zerah Colburn letter

Mss 828503
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 828503
Overview In English.

Zerah Colburn letter

Mss 824462.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 824462.1
Content Description Letter from Zerah Colburn in Cabot, Vermont to General William Chamberlain in Peacham, Vermont in which he declines invitation to teach at Captain Partridge's or to go down to visit Norwich where he has been invited to teach French.