My dr Charlie

Yours rcd –

My arithmetic (& I studied mathematics at West Point) says 2-1/4 p.c. on $4000.00 is $100.00 as you first calculated it – & not 90.00 as you afterwards made it & sent check for –

Get a blackboard & chalk & try it.

Yours truly,

Fitz

4000

2-1/4

______

80.00

10.00

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$90.00

 

Source: Lee-Jackson Collection, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University

 

Uploaded by Colin Woodward, 2015 December 28