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James Pike ciphering books

MS-1271
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1271
The collection contains two mathematical ciphering books in manuscript form by James Pike. One text is a mathematical textbook containing properties including addition, multiplication, division, reduction, vulgar fractions, simple interest, compound proportion, barter, trigonometry and surveying. The second text contains math problems related to plane trigonometry and surveying.

Dates

  • 1798

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

James Pike (1777-1842), educator and author. Consists of two mathematical ciphering books, circa 1798.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA