A Guide to the Pittsylvania County (Va.) Unidentified Arithmetic Book, undated Pittsylvania County (Va.) Unidentified Arithmetic Book, undated 1110732

A Guide to the Pittsylvania County (Va.) Unidentified Arithmetic Book, undated

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the Library of Virginia
Barcode number: 1110732


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1110732
Title
Pittsylvania County (Va.) Unidentified Arithmetic Book, undated
Physical Characteristics
1 v. (163 p.)
Collector
Pittsylvania County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Pittsylvania County (Va.) Unidentified Arithmetic Book, undated. Local government records collection, Pittsylvania County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Pittsylvania County.

Historical Information

Pittsylvania County was formed in 1766 from Halifax County.

Scope and Content

Pittsylvania County (Va.) Unidentified Arithmetic Book, undated, containing mathematics exercises, multiplication, division and subtraction, as well as weights and measures of all kinds relating to agriculture and business.

The final two pages of the volume are two lists of slave births. One list is titled "ages of negro children" and the other "Nancy Davis's children." Both lists give names and birthdates for each person and cover the years 1792-1826.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Pittsylvania County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.
  • Agricultural mathematics -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.
  • Arithmetic.
  • Business mathematics -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.
  • Mathematics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
  • Slaves -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Pittsylvania County (Va.) -- History.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Birth registers -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.
  • Copybooks -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.
  • Local government records -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.
  • Textbooks -- Virginia -- Pittsylvania County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Pittsylvania County (Va.) -- History.