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B. CRANSTON & CO.
No. 1, Market-street, Providence,
Have just published, and offer for sale, the second edition of
This work comprises nearly 300 large 18 mo. pages, and
This work has been introduced into many of the schools of
Among the numerous recommendations which have been received for the first edition, from the teachers of Providence, and from others in Massachusetts, and also from other literary gentlemen of high standing, the following will serve to show the estimation in which the work is held by those who have had an opportunity of examining it.
From Zachariah Allen, Esq. Author of “ Science of Mechanics," “ Practical Tourist,” fc.
PROVIDENCE, Aug. 20, 1832.Mr. Luther Ainsworth,
DEAR SIR-Judging from a hasty examination of your work, much judicious skill has been displayed in selecting practical examples to illustrate the actual application of the rules of Arithmetic, to the business-like transactions of life. That the “ Practical Mercantile Arithmetic” may meet with the suc. cess which I think it merits, is the sincere hope of
Yours, very respectfully,
From William Aplin, Esq. Judge of the Court of Common
PROVIDENCE, Nov. 3d, 1832.
DEAR SIR-Your work, entitled " Ainsworth's Practical Mercantile Arithmetic," sent to me by you sometime since, I have examined, for the most part, carefully; and am prepared to say, that in my opinion the compilation, in its happy combination of familiar explanations and illustrations, so much needed and required for youthful learners, is, as a whole, de. cidedly superior to any work on this science, which I have ever seen. I think it will be viewed and encouraged by the public as an improvement in this department of learning.
From Rov. Alexis Caswell, Professor of Mathematics.
BROWN UNIVERSITY, Oct 19, 1832. Dear Sir-In answer to your letter, requesting my opinion of the “merits or demerits” of your Arithmetic, a copy of which