Spring Bank, near Alexandria, Va

P. O. Box 301 Jan 4 1883

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

Calculation at bottom of letter

4000

2 1/4

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80.00

10.00

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$90.00