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Finding-Aid for the Philip Arnold Collection (WTU00386)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Philip Arnold Collection
Creator: Arnold, Philip
Extent: 8 pages
Call number: WTU00386
Language: English

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Collection is open to research.

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Subject Terms

  • Arnold, Philip
  • Ceffis, Moise
Contents List
box-folder   1 /Arnold  
Photocopies of Ciphers of Captain Moise Ceffis of Venice. [n.d.] (8 pages, 20 in. x 7 in.)   
Scope: Photocopies of Ciphers of Captain Moise Ceffis of Venice so that the secret matters of Princes and Potentates may be readily written and easy to be deciphered but easy only to the person to whom the letter is sent and it would be impossible for the teacher of this cipher to decipher that which can be written with the rules of this cipher. The cipher is based on crosses with which an infinite number of ciphers by changing the number of the square, writing always in this form.