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Mary Smith’s Commonplace book of science and mathematics added to Transcription Center

Mary Smith's personal bookplate
Mary Smith’s personal bookplate

Mary Smith’s Commonplace book concerning science and mathematics  is a remarkable manuscript for several reasons. 1) It contains a wide breadth of information on the sciences of the mid to late 18th century 2) Mary Smith collected and compiled the information at a time when women were still not widely educated.