1810.052: Fenwick's Arithmetical Essay.

Published: 1810

Full Title: Fenwick's arithmetical essay, or, A plain and concise mode of acquiring, in a short time, a complete knowledge of arithmetic. The whole adapted to the present times. By George Fenwick, surveyor of Washington County, D.C.

Author: Fenwick, George (d. 1811).

Place Issued: Alexandria

Issuing Press: Cottom & Stewart

Description: 262 pgs.; 17 cm. (12mo).


Fenwick was a widely-respected figure in the capital district, having been employed in 1793 to correct errors in Andrew Ellicott's original marking survey of the city of Washington. This imprint was the only edition of this title Fenwick published, as his health soon failed him; he entered copyright for the work on April 9, 1810, and then signed the book's preface [p. 3-4] in print: "George Town, D.C. April 12th 1810." Title also Filmed in the American Culture Series by University Microfilms (UMI), Reel 386.

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