Stereotype edition of Rowlett's tables of discount, or interest showing at sight the interest on each and every dollar, from unit, or one, to two thousand : on every ten dollars, from two thousand to three thousand : on every fifty, from three thousand to five thousand : and on every five hundred, from five thousand to ten thousand : for each and every day, from one to sixty-four days, inclusive : also for every month, from one to twelve, and for eighteen months, and two years : besides a complete cent table, the whole computed at six per cent, according to the equitable principles of the banks, and as practised between individuals throughout the United States, in conformity to statute law : together with directions at the end of the introduction for finding, almost at sight (by aid of the tables), the exact bank interest for any number of days, from sixty-four to one hundred and twenty-four days, &c. : likewise examples contained in the introduction showing in what manner (by means of the tables) to ascertain the interest at five, seven and at eight per cent : and a note under the first page of the figure work explaining the usual mode of computing interest on cents and fractions, etc. etc. /
Printed for the author by C. Sherman & Co.,
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|Item Description:||Preceded by "A practical banking time table : without an error : showing quickly by a single addition or subtraction the number of days from any one period to any other, either in the same year or the next preceding or following : and the day of the month on which a draft or note falls due, at any given number of days after the date : with minute directions. Philadelphia : J. Rowlett, c1833."-- p., 1st count.|
"Notice. Useful and interesting information ... respecting the lawful and unlawful modes of calculating interest ... will be found in the preface ... A premium of two hundred and fifty dollars, is now again offered for the detection of an error of a cent in the interest calculations, as more particularly described in the Preface."--Printed on brown paper and pasted on flyleaf.
"Subscribers from 1799-1802."--p. -211.
"Purchasers in the western states; from north to south."--P. 212-220.
Reproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society.
Sabin no. 73598.
|Physical Description:||, 28, -220,  p. ; 28 cm.|