Notebook compiled by Jonathan Baker containing mathematical problems and tables, dated 29 July 1765. The notebook was also used for entering his accounts between 1782 and 1796, with some later, more general, additions to 1800, mostly relating to his work as a cobbler, but also accounts of household expenses and rents received. The accounts mention places between Cirencester and Newnham.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 527
- Dates of Creation1765-1800
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 127 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Jonathan Baker was probably a cobbler somewhere in Gloucestershire.
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Bought from W.A. Myers, Ltd. in 1960.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
7¼" x 6". In original boards with vellum spine.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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