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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Ciphering books (2) of William Carman, a teacher in Mayfield, Kentucky. One book is dated 1815-1816; the other one is undated, but evidently of the same period. The ciphering used is the British pound system. The title page of one volume is by Gavin G. Craig of WKU's Penmanship Department.


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Carman Ciphering 2.jpg (1442 kB)
Page from William Carman Ciphering Book

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Title Page from William Carman Ciphering Book by G.G. Craig



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