The New Federal Calulator or Scholar's Assistant


Front cover and title page of a federal calculator.

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[1] p. ; 17 cm.

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Smiley, Thomas T. 1848.


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  • Smiley, Thomas T. "Author of an easy introduction to the study of geography; also, of sacred geography, for the use of schools."


  • Grigg, Elliot & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Philadelphia: Published and for sale by Grigg, Elliot & Co., 14 N. Fourth St., and for sale by booksellers and country merchants generally in the southern and western states."
    Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Front cover and title page of a federal calculator.

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[1] p. ; 17 cm.


Full title on title page: The New Federal Calculator, of Scholar's Assistant: Containing the most concise and accurate rules for performing the operations in common arithmetic; together with numerous examples under each of the rules, varies so as to make them conformable to almost every kind of business; for the Use of Schools and Counting Houses.

(Width: 4 cm x Height: 16.51 cm)



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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

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  • 1848

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Smiley, Thomas T. The New Federal Calulator or Scholar's Assistant, text, 1848; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ( accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.