Charles Yancey cyphering book

Descriptive Summary

Title
Charles Yancey cyphering book
Date
1826-1830
Creator
Yancey, Charles Lewis, 1801-1867
Extent
0.03 Cubic feet
Subjects
Mathematics--Study and teaching.
Wills.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess
Preferred Citation
47M17: [identification of item], Charles Yancey cyphering book, 1826-1830, University of Kentucky.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Charles L. Yancey (1801-1867) was the son of Thomas Yancey and Sarah Mitchell Yancy of Culpeper County, Virginia. He was the executor of his father's estate. Thomas Yancy (1758-1826) was the son of Charles and Caroline Elizabeth Powers Yancey of Culpeper County, Virginia.
"Yancey Family Genealogical Database." RootsWeb. 24 June, 2011. Web. 9 September, 2011.
Scope and Content
The Charles Yancey cyphering book comprises Yancey's arithmetic lessons, including the mathematical rules and subsequent practices. The dates for this portion of the cyphering book are unknown, though it is likely that it was written in the early 1800s. The book also contains the records of the sale of Capt. Thomas Yancey's estate and property in Culpeper County, Virginia, detailing what was bought by whom, from 1826 to 1830.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
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