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Arithmetic copybook : manuscript, [17--]
Title
Arithmetic copybook : manuscript, [17--]
Description
Arithmetic copybook containing mathematical rules, problems, proofs, and charts of weights and measures.
Manuscript in at least one unidentified cursive hand; signed Abraham Lincoln on multiple leaves. Other names signed on covers and on various leaves include, Mordecai, Ann[e] Boone, Mary Boone, Rachel Boone, Sarah Boone, James Cosgrave, and Cornelius Shea.
Two gatherings of different laid paper bound in limp hide covers.
In a protective case.
Abraham Lincoln (1736-1806) married Anne Boone and resided in Berks Country, Pennsylvania. He is the half-uncle of "Captain" Abraham Lincoln (1744-1786), who was the grandfather of President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865).
MS Am 2645. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Creator
Lincoln, Abraham , 1736-1806
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Date
17uu
Contributor
Shea, Cornelius.
Lincoln, Anne Boone.
Cosgrove, James.
Boone, Sarah.
Boone, Rachel.
Boone, Mary.
Format
print
1 volume (46 leaves) ; 36 cm.
Language
eng
Type
Text
Copybooks.
Citation
Lincoln, Abraham , 1736-1806, “Arithmetic copybook : manuscript, [17--],” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed July 23, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/12057.