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Summary Information.

Title
[Account book with mathematical exercises].
Creator
Tyrrell, Timothy, 1755-1832.
Date Created and/or Issued
[1725-1768]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Accounts and other text on front and back endpapers.
Scope/Content: Eighteenth century manuscript volume containing accounts, mathematical exercises and recipes dating from 1725 to 1768. Accounts record sales of hay and payment for carpentry and upholstery work as well as rent payments by a number of different tenants. Recipes include directions for making elderberry wine and "an incomparable receipt for a hard consumptive cough." Several different hands are identifiable throughout the volume, which issues from the Tyrrell family of upholsterers (upholders, in 18th century parlance) from Reading. Timothy Tyrrell (junior), who inscribed his name and used the book for mathematical exercises in 1768, was later a Remembrancer of the City of London.
Condition: Contemporary vellum; soiled and spine detached; with modern yellow fabric case.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Account books
Extent
[182] p., bound ;19 cm.
Identifier
MS.1945.001
Language
English
eng
Subject
Arithmetic--18th century.
Formulas, recipes, etc.--England--18th century.
Place
England--Berkshire--Reading
Provenance
On p. [56]: "Timothy Tyrrell, January 24th 1768, Born Jan'y. 9th 1755 and is now 1768-1755 = 13"; "Tim Terrell" on cover.
Location
CLUW

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