Manuscript Group 65, Ciphering Books

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Manuscript Group 65, Ciphering Books
Collection, 1805-1826, 6 volumes
Call Number: MG 65 + Folder number


Ciphering books of Elizabeth Susan Brinckerhoff of New York, 1805; Almira Parkhurst, 1809; Abram Williams, 1814; Amos H. Searfoss, 1824; Henry N. Parkhurst of Newark, 1826; and two unidentified person. Open collection.

Bequest (in part) of Henry Congar.

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 77, Catharine Brinckerhoff (d. 1828) and George Brinckerhoff (d. 1827) Copybook
Manuscript Group 150, Henry L. Parkhurst (1767-1852) Daybooks
Manuscript Group 868, Euphemia Maria Brinckerhoff (1796-1882) Cipher book

Container List:

Folder Item Dates
1 Eliza Susan Brinkerhoff. Arithmetic book. 1805
2 Almira Parkhurst.  Arithmetic book. 1809
3 Abraham Williams.  Ciphering and arithmetic book. 1813-1814
4 Unknown.  Ciphering notes. ca. 1814
5 Amos H. Searfoss.  Book of arithmetical problems. 1824
6 Henry N. Parkhurst.  Arithmetic books. n. d., 1826

Processing of this collection was provided as part of the “Farm to City” project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications
and Records Commission.

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