James Pike ciphering books
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.
- Pike, James, 1777-1842 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Language of Materials
James Pike (1777-1842), educator and author. Consists of two mathematical ciphering books, circa 1798.
Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository
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Hanover NH 03755 USA