W Breck, Rule of three
From Kaminski Handwriting Collection
W Breck, Rule of three
Rule OF THREE.
1st That must be the third Number which asketh
the Question.
2d First and third number must be of one name or so
reduced.
3dly The middle number if of several Denominations must be
reduced into the lowest mentioned of lower if occasion require
4thly Multiply second and third numbers together and divide
that product by the first number & the Quotient is the
answer to the Question in the name you left your middle
number in
June the 20 1786
Writer
 W Breck

 Date written
 1786
 Paper
 31cm x 20cm; 12 1/8 in 8 in, ivory unlined
 Pen

 Book

 Penmanship Style

 Collection
 Courtesy Dartmouth College Library
 File name
 W Breck 17xx001001001

