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Eramples. 1. What is the value of 29 shillings sterling, in dol. cts. &c. one shilling sterling being estimated at 22 cts. 2 mo?

cts, m.

cts. m.
as 11.22.2 : : 29 : $6.43. 8 Ans.

.222 x 29 = 6.43. 6 Ans.

2. A ship and cargo were sold in England for <1500 15 s. sterling; what is the value in dol. &c. n America ?

A. D. cts. $ 3. D. cis.
as 1 : 4.44 : : 1500 15 : 6663.33 Ans.

3. What is the value of a cargo of coffee, (in dollars, &c. of America,) which was sold in China for 6000 tales; the tale of china being estimated at $1.48 cts. ?

Ans S8880.

4. What is the value of a cargo of coffee, in sterling money, which was sold in China for 6000 tales?

Note. Reduce the tales to American money; and then say if 84.44 in America, is equal to £1 sterling, so is 88880, in America to £2000 sterling Ans.

5. A merchant bought 2646 lbs. of coffee in St. Domingo, for 1 livre per lb. ; and sold it in Boston for 24 cts. per lb. ; pay'd freight •02 cts. per lb. ; and duties •03 cts. per ib. ; how much did he make on the coffee? 1 livre=14 cts. 2m. & 2646. livres=$377•62 cts 2 m.

2646 livres=8377.624 cts. cost in St. Domingo.
2646 X.02 52.92 cost for freight.
2646 X.052 122.30 cost for duties.

8552:84. cost of coffee at Boston. 2646 lbs. X.24 cts'=8635.04–552.843882.20 cts Ans.

A TABLE,

For paying and receiving the gold coins of Spain and France, agreeable to an act of Congress, by which act said coins shall be valued at 100 cents for

every 27 grs.

137ths of a cent.
Dol.
dimes.
cents.

137ths of a cent.
Dol.
dimes,
cents.

137ths of a cent,
Dol.
dimęs.
cents.

137ths of a cent. Dol, dimes. cents.

grains.

dwt.

ounces.

ounces.

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5.25. 75 13=227.73. 99 | 41= 718.24.112 450.14. 82

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6.13. 19 | 145245.25: 75.) 423 735.76. 88 5-0.18. 34 85 17. 0.100 15=262:77. 51 435.753.28. 64 6=0.21.123 9= 7.88. 44 16=280.29. 27 44= 770.80. 40 7=0.25• 75 10: 8750125 17=297.81 345= 788-32. 16 8-0.2927 ! 11- 9.63• 69 18=315:32.116 46= 805.83.129 9_0:32116 12–10:51• 13 | 19=332.84. 92 47= 823:35.105 10=0.36. 68 13= 1138° 94 20=350:36: 68 48= 840 87: 81 11=0:402014 12 26. 3821=367.88' 44 49 858:39. 57 12=0.43.109 157 13.13.119 22=38540' 20 50= 875-91. 33 13=04761 16= 14.01. 63 23402'91.131 513 893-43. 9 14=0.5113 17= = 14.89.17 24=420*43.109 525 910.94.122 15=0:54:102 | 18= 15:76• 88 25=437.95• 85 53= 928.46. 98 16=0·5854 195 16.60 32 26=455.47• 61 54= 945.98• 74 17=0.62' 6 20= 17:51:113 27=472.99. 37 555 963:50. 50 1850.656 95 Ounces, .

28=490:51. 13 | 56=981. 2. 26 19–0·69. 47 1- 17.51.113 | 29=508. 2.126 57=

=999*542 20-072.136 2= 35. 3• 89 | 30=525 54.102 | 58=1016.05.115 21-0.76. 88 3= 52.5565 | 3155436. 18591033-57• 91 22=0.80. 40 4= 70° 7° 41 | 32=560,58• 54 | 60=1051•39 67 23=0.83.129 5= 87'59. 17 | 33=578.10. 30 | 61=1068 61' 43 24-0.87. 81 6=105-10-130 | 34=595.62: 662=1086.13* 19 Dwt.

7=122.62-106 ! 35=613:13:11963 1103.64.132 1=0.87: 81 8=140:14. 82 | 36=630•65. 95 | 64=1221.16.118 21.75. 25 9=157.66. 58 37=648.17: 71 , 65=1138.686 94 3=2.62.106 | 10=175.18• 34 | 38=665-6947 | 66=1156.20 10

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FORM OF A PROMMISSORY NOTE.

Exeter, September 21, 1812. For value received I promise to pay to Mr. Thomas Thinkwell, or order, the sum of one thousand and twenty one dollars ; in one year from the above date, with interest till paid ; witness my hand. $1021.00

SAMUEL NEEDY.

ANOTHER FORM OF A NOTE. I, Samuel Swansey, of Danvil, in Vermont State, promise to pay to Nicholas Thirsty of Exeter, N. H. or order, the sum of five hundred dollars, and seventy cents, in six months, with interest, it being for value received at Exeter, this twenty first day of Septema ber, A. D. 1812; witness my hand. $500-70

SAMUEL SW ANZEY.

FORM OF A NOTE BY TWO, OR MORE PERSONS JOINT

LY AND SEVERALLY. We the subscribers, jointly and severally, promise to pay to Samuel Orr, or his order, the sum of one hundred and sixty dollars and ninety cents, in one year from the date hereof, with the interest, it being for value received at Exeter this 21st day of Sepa tember, A. D. 1812; witness our hands.

DANIEL DILIGENT. $160.90

SAMUEL NEGLIGENT.
RICHARD FAITHFUL.

FORM OF AN ORDER.

Exeter, September 21, 1812. Mr. Thomas Willingtopay, Sir, please to pay to Mr. Samuel Needy, or order fifty dollars, it being for value received, and the same shall be allowed by me,

NATHAN TRUSTY,

RECEIPT IN FULL OF ALL DEMANDS.

Excter, September 21, 1812. Then received of Mr. David Paywell twenty one dollars, in full of all dues, debts and demands, to this date ; I say received per

TIMOTHY THINKWELL

ine.

RECEIPT FOR MONEY RECEIVED ON ACCOUNT.

Exeter, September 21, 1812. Then received oj' Lyman Chute sixty one dollars, and seventy cents, on account; I say received per me.

EBENEZER ACCOUNTANT.

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Case 25; having the base, or bottom of a pile of wud

or bark given, to know how high to build, that the
pile may contain any quantity required -

188 Case 26; to find the solidity of a parallelopipedon 189 Case 27 ; to find the solidity of

any
cube -

190 Guaging

ib. Water levelling

200 Reduction of coins

202 Monies of the world; intrinsic value of in dol.cts. &c. 210 Table for paying and receiving Gold Coins of Spain and France

225 Forms of notes, receipts, &c.

226 Form of an account current

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The AUTHOR, by a careful examination of the work after it was printed, has discovered the following errors, and has thought it ad nisable to notice them.

Page 24, Q. 1. for 21 gal. read 27 gal. Page 24, Q. 1. P. Q. for 5 gal. read 14 gal. Page 26, Dry M, Q. 1. for 0 qt. read 1 qt. Page 27,

i. P. Q. for 203 yd. read 193 yd. Page 27, Cloth M. Q. 3. for 905. 1 E. Fl. read 906 E. Fl. Page 33, S. M. Q. 3. for 34 ft. read 39. ft.

Page 40, 4. line, for Propuct, read Quotient. Page 46, Q. 8. for 17001 in. read 1721f in. Page 47, Bills of P. for $74, read $72. Page 48, Case 2. Q. 1. for $19, read $29. Page 51, Q. 2. from top, for -55 cts. 1 m. read 57 cts, 1 m, Pages 57 and 58, Q. 9. 1. lines, for painutes, read hours, Page 59, Q.3. at top, for $180-80, read $181.80. Page 90, Q. 2. for ****, read &c.

3809 Page 91, Q. 2. for 14272, read 14277, &c. Page 118, Q. 2. for 1991 1,read 20037. Page 118, Case 5. Q. 1. for as 112 to 14,read as 104 to 4. Page 120, Q.2. at top, for read 106 Page 121, Q. 2. ans. for-70 cts. 6 m. read $706, Page 129, Q. 3. for 18 acr's 161939 rds. read 17 acr's 150,

1rds. Page 149, Q. 3. ans. for 500 ft. read 250 ft. Page 1575. Q. 1. for 236 ft, in Circle, read 1256, and for 154.5 in ans, read 157. Page 66, Q. I. ans. for 467.657, read 468-064. Page 169, Q. I. Case ito. or 768486.9422, read 755500-8692. Page 182, Q. 3, ans. for 351., read 3411 Page 190, Q. 2. ans, for 6' rea 1. Page 205, Q. 3. ans, for 524 dolls. read 549 dolls. Page 20 2.4. for 1049 dolls, read 1048 dolls.

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