order to save time and space SCAN of the original only on
of the original by Joop Giesendanner)
© Joop Giesendanner, the Netherlands
|Jacob Kooney Enter'd and
Come to My House
the 24 of Septr: 1771
|translation by Joop:||copy of A.S. Salley|
|no need||not found|
This is as close as I could get to the original; the text on the
left seems to belong to the text on the right.
This entry is not consistent with another entry about Jacob Kooney.
arithmetic in the middle is not money, because that is
done in pounds, shillings and pence (like £ 2.15.2)
It looks like a method we used to teach our children to check their numbers, first subtract then add up, the answer should be the same.
Several of these sums can be found on various pages throughout the book, since I have no clue to their meaning, this is the only example I will give