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Rule. As dollars rate from state to state, Or,_Work by the theorem in the following table, oppe

PROOF. Make other coins proportionate. site to the State of which the given sum is, and under that to

Vary the operation, or prove one of these methods by the which it is to be reduced. other.

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EXAMPLES

I What is the value of 4201. South Carolina currency, in New York ?


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120

£. 720 Proof.

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2 What is the value of a bill of 7501. Pennsylvania, or other like currency, in New York, or North Carolina curren

answer 8ooi. 3. What sum of New York currency is equal to 1731. 165. in New Jersey

answer 1851 75 8d. 4

Philadelphia, 28th 12mo. 1820. Exchange for 3751. Pennsylvania currency, Thiaty days after sight, pay to Charles Jackson, or or. der, three hundred seventy-five-pounds Pennsylvania curreney, as per advice from thy friend,

Peter Simpson To Benjamin Brown,

Merchant, Virginia.
How much Virginia currency will discharge the above bill?

answer 300l. 5 B, of Massachusetts, received, in Pennsylvania currency, the following sums, viz. 761175 8d. --2001.- and 170. 10s ud. What sum is equal thereto in the state he resides ?

answer 3571 18š rod. 6 How much South Carolina currency is equal to 1500l. of New Jersey ?

answer 9331 65 8d. 7 A merchant in New York owes 2401. to a planter in Virginia ; how much ought he to be charged with in the planter's books?

answer 180l.

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New York, 4th imo. 1820. Exchange for 5621 135 8d. Twelve days after sight please to pay to David Davis, or order, five hundred and sixty-two pounds, thirteen shillings, and eight pence, value received ; and place the same to account, as per advice from thy friend,

Isaac Jones. To Bradshaw Waters. What sum, Georgia currency, will discharge this bill?

answer 3281 45 70 9 C, of Connecticut, draws on D, of Delaware, for 1041. 16s 9d. what sum in the latter currency will pay this draught?

anstuer 1311 os : 11d. 10. What sum, New York currency, is equal to 180l. in Massachusetts money?

answer 2401. 11 How much South Carolina currency, is equal to 360l. Massachusetts money?

answer 28ol. 12 A bill of exchange for 475!. being remitted from Georgia to New Jersey, what is the value of it in Jersey currency?

answer 7631 75 cod. 13 If 4721 16s 8d. be transmitted from Georgia to North Carolina ; what sum is it equal to in the latter state?

answer 810l. IIs 5d. 14 How much Virginia currency will purchase a bill for 2801. South Carolina currency?

answer 360l. 15 What is 961 165 9d. of Charlestown, South Carolina, worth in New York ?

answer 1661 Os 3d. 16 Reduce 367911 148 4d. of New York to New Jersey currency.

facit 344921 45 8d.

CASE 2.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Accounts are kept in England, Ireland, and the West India Islands, in pounds, shillings, pence, and farthings: though their intrinsic values, in these places, are different.

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TABLE of different. MONIES.

FRANCE: 12 Deniers

I Sol, 20 Sols

Livre,

I Crown

SPAIN. 4 Marvadies Vellon, or

1 Quarta, 25 Marvadies of Plate 8 Quartas, or

i Rial Vellon, 34 Marvadies Vellon, IÓ Quartas, or

I Rial of Plate, 34. Marvadies of Plate 8 Rials of Plate

1 Piastre, Pezo, or Dolar, 5 Piastres

i Spanish Pistole, 2 Spanish Pistoles

1 Doubloon,

ITALY. 12 Deniers

I Sol, 20 Sols

I Livre, 5 Livres

Į Piece of Eight at Genoa, 6 Livres

i Ditto at Leghorn, 6 Solidi

I Gross, 24 Grosses

1 Ducat. PORTUGAL

= 1 Crusadoes 1000 Reas

I Millrea.

HOLLAND. 8 Penning

I Groat,
Groats

I Stiver = 2d. 6 Stivers

i Shilling, 20 Stivers

. Florin, or Guilder, 2 Florins

i Rix dollar, 6 Florins

1 6. Flemish 5 Guilders

Ducat

DENMARK. 16 Shillings

i Mark, 6 Marks

I Rix Dollar, 32 Rustics

1 Copper Dollar, 6 Copper Dollars

1 Rix Dollar

RUSSIA. 18 Pennins

= I Gros,

I Florin, 3 Floring

I Rix Dollar, 2 Rix Dollarg

I Gold Ducats

400 Reas

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RULE. The various operations, in the exchanging of monies, are performed by the single Rule of Three, or by Practice. Note. The par of Exchange between the United States of America

and most other trading countries, may be ascertained by the tables in page 13

EXAMPLE S. i Philadelphia is indebted to London 14741 16s, currency; what sterling sum must be remitted, when the exchange is at 64 per cent.?

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d. 41) 36870 P(899 5 47 answer. 2 London receives a bill of exchange from Philadelphia, for 9437 175 5d. sterling ; for how much curreney was it drawn,, exchange being at 64 percent ?

1504|943 17 5
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94 7
18 17
18 17 65

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answer 6. 1547 18 11 Currency.

3. Jamaica is indebted to London 14701 125 8d. sterling; with how much currency will London be credited at Jamaica, when the exchange is at 365 per cent ?!,

answer 20071 &s 3d. 4 Dublin draws upon London for 7401 145 60. Irish, exchange at 12 per cent. how much sterling will discharge this bill ?

answer 6611 75 2d.

s London

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