Lorenzo Dow Frost and Samuel Sweet ciphering books
Scope and Contents
The second ciphering book belonged to Samuel Sweet and contains entries ranging from 1836 to 1841. The first few pages of the volume were used by Sweet as a copybook. There are several places in the volume and on the back cover where Sweet wrote "Miami County, Ohio." A Stephen Sweets also used the cipher book to practice penmanship, including copying the sentence "Stephen Sweets writing book Lake Allen 1848" and later dating a practice page with the year 1849.
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Rauner Special Collections Library. "Ciphering Books." Accessed December 28, 2020. https://raunerlibrary.blogspot.com/2014/11/ciphering-books.html.
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- Lorenzo Dow Frost and Samuel Sweet ciphering books
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