New York: Oyster Bay Academy: Manuscript, 1808. Stiff boards. Folio. Contemporary stiff paper covers, extended along fore edge, wear and some tears along edges, geometric patterns front and rear covers. Collation: 190 pp. with numerous mathematical computations and subjects. This cipher book also contains treatment of interest of money in the United States and duties on foreign merchandize. The different rules pertinent to the mathematical exercises are presented first with definition then with exercises that are fully worked out. Good. Item #0000794
Charles Peters taking this course most likely copied the exercises from his teacher’s ciphering book to create this personal mathematical book for reference and later consultation.