|Title||Paper, 'A short account of negativo-affirmative arithmetick' by John Colson|
|Description||Colson proposes a new method of notation in arithmetic in order to shorten and facilitate operations in long calculations, especially in numbers expressed by higher digits.|
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A short account of negativo-affirmative arithmetick'.
Read to the Royal Society on 17 November 1726.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1726.0032|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions' Volume 34, Issue 396 (1726)
|Related records in the catalogue||RBO/12/78|
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|NA7778||Colson; John (1680 - 1760)||1680 - 1760|