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PLAIN PRACTICAL SYSTEM
A R T H M ET 1 c K.
Tiir. UNITED STATEs.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1839, by Mack, Asprus, & Woodhury, in the Clerk's office of the Northern District of New York.
Yale College, Nov. 27, 1790.
I have read Daboli's SchoolMaster's Assistant. The arrangement of the different branches of Arithmetic is judicious and perspicuous. The author has well explained Decimal Arithmetic, and has applied it in a plain and elegant manner in the solution of various questions, and especially to those relative to the Federal Computation of money. I think it will be a very useful book to School
masters and their pupils. JOSIAH MEIGS, Professor of Mathematics
and Natural Philosophy.
[Now Surveyor-General of the United States.]
! have given some attention to the work above men
otioned, and concur with Mr. Professor Meigs in his opinion
of its merit. NOAH WEESTER. New-Haven Dec. 12, 1799.
Rhode-Island College, Nov.30, 1799.
I have run through Mr. Dabout.’s SchoolMaster's Assistant, and have formed of it a very favourable opinion. According to its original design, I think it well “calculated to furnish Schools in general with a methodical, easy, and comprehensive System of Practical Arithmetic.” I therefore hope it may find a generous patronage, and have an oxtensive spread. ASA MESSER, Professor of the Learned Languages, and teacher of Mathematics. (Now President of that Institutinn.]