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'Classical Arithmetic...', vol i, written in about 1740-1750 by T. Delafield

MS. Add. A. 51
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'Classical Arithmetic. An essay to make that science more generally usefull, by applying it to the Roman, Greek and Sacred Classicks. By Thomas Delafield...' This is a draught of an attempt to teach the Greek, Roman and Jewish money, weights and measures in connexion with simple Arithmetic.


  • Creation: written in about 1740-1750 by T. Delafield


170 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Add. A. 51

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28033.

Custodial History

Bought by Gough in December, 1793, at the sale of the effects of ' Mr. [Thomas] Cooper an attoflley in Henley' according to papers in Gough Gen. Top. 365, opp. p. 80.

Related Materials

MS. Add. A. 52 is a later draught of the same work.

Physical Facet

On paper


8 7/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom