All Items 2 Collection 1 Archives & Special Collections 2 Contributor 1 Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863 2 Topic 9 Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. 2 19th century 1 Adultery 1 Eclipses 1 Logarithms 1 Mathematics 1 Moral and ethical aspects 1 Penmanship, American 1 Problems, exercises, etc. 1 show more 4 show fewer Part Of 1 Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers 2 Genre 1 Notebooks 2 Subject 6 Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863 – Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc. 2 Adultery – Moral and ethical aspects 1 Eclipses – Problems, exercises, etc. 1 Logarithms – Problems, exercises, etc. 1 Mathematics – Problems, exercises, etc. 1 Penmanship, American – 19th century 1 show more 1 show fewer Mathematics Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863 Orra White [Hitchcock's] mathematics notebook. The first page bears the date December 20, 1810 and a note written in pencil indicates that Orra was 14 years old. The notebook contains explanations and exercises relating to logarithms, chronological calculations and the calculations of eclipses. At the end of the notebook is a section titled, "Eloquence," containing excerpts from a speech made by John Philpot Curran reacting to a trial of an adulterer. Mathematics Penmanship, select poetry &c. Hitchcock, Orra White, 1796-1863 A penmanship notebook created by Orra White [Hitchcock] containing samples of writing and embellishments. Writing samples include excerpts of works by Michael Bruce, Lord Byron and Thomas Moore in addition to other published works of the time. The samples were written on a school notebook. The back cover is printed with mathematical tables. Penmanship, select poetry &c.