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Title: "A New System of Geometry," by Joseph Caldwell, Professor of Mathematics and President of UNC, Transcribed by Edward McKay, 1806: Electronic Edition.
Author: Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
Images scanned by Stephanie Adamson
Text encoded by Stephanie Adamson
First Edition, 2007
Size of electronic edition: ca. 16K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2007
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Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2007-01-26, Stephanie Adamson finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: Joseph Caldwell Papers (#127-z), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: "A New System of Geometry," by Joseph Caldwell, Professor of Mathematics and President of UNC, Transcribed by Edward McKay, 1806
Author: Joseph Caldwell
Description: 4 pages, 4 page images
Note: Call number 127-z (Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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"A New System of Geometry," by Joseph Caldwell , Professor of Mathematics and President of UNC, Transcribed by Edward McKay, 1806
Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835



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[unrecovered]rspoon's book[unrecovered] Composed by the Revd. J. Caldwell
[unrecovered]of E. D. W. McKay[unrecovered]October the 1st. 1806[unrecovered]Hogg Chapel Hill N.C. Orange County
Price $1 — 25 Cents
John Witherspoon's book bought of Thomas Singleton July 9th 1807
I began this book July 14th 1807 and finished September January 10th 1807
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[ii] page
Thomas Singleton junior
Saml Samuel Thos. I. S. Singleton's Geometry price 15/
Nicodemus Nicodemus Thomas January 1st. 1807.
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Nicodemus James Payton Thomas I. S. Singleton's Geometry price 15/
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A New System of Geometry
By
The reverend Joseph Caldwell Professor of Mathematics and President of the University of North Carolina, the first volume Bought of Edward Mcay, by Thos. I. S. Singleton January 1st A.D. 1807.
[unrecovered]
Samuel I. P. Ashe

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Cadwallader Jones Lieutenant in the army of the United States of America
[unrecovered]
Saml. Ashe
Why faint mortal do thou weep
Torn with grief you sink to sleep
Where affliction has no place
Nor sorrow torment your injured race

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A New System of Geometry
By
The reverend Joseph Caldwell
Proffessor of Mathematics
and
President of the University of North Carolina
The First Volumn Transcribed by Edward McKay who [unrecovered] No. Carolina Orange Co. Chapel Hill
Annodomine
1806
Cap. I.
Elements of Geometry
I. Mathematics is of two kinds. Pure & Mixed. Pure Mathematics treats of quantity and magnitude abstractedly. It considers them as unattended with any of the imperfections or impediments which the limited faculties of man may attach to them in their application