Harrison, James

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manual of mathematics, including sections on calculating interest, 'brokage' and the purchase of stock, compiled by James Harrison of Leeds in 1775. At the end of the volume are added medical remedies and recipes in various hands, [1828].

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.

Arrangement

Single item.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Bought from W.A. Myers Ltd. in 1961 as an addition to the Goldsmith's Library of Political Literature.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

7¾" x 6¼". In original vellum cover.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.