MG 418 - Hevel Collection

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Scope and Content

The collection contains the handwritten mathematics copybook of Joseph Walter from January, 1844 to January, 1845. The frontispiece bears the inscription, "This is the property of me Joseph Walter January 5th A.D. 1844 Swatara Township Dauphin County in the State of Pennsylvania." The cover has the signature of Mrs. Clara Hevel, 478 E Main Middletown. The copybook has notes on fractions, decimals, square measure, circle measure, loss and gain, equation of payments, method of assessing taxes, square root, geometrical progression, and ships tonnage.

Date(s): 01/1844-01/1845

Extent: 1 folder, 1 enclosure

Creator: Joseph Walter