The Calculator's Assistant
Mathematics, Music, Invention, Cultural Geography
Explains that this invention is a 'musical instrument' which helps 'a dirty and verminous foreigner' undertake 'abstruse mathematical calculations' and is therefore recommended to Charles Babbage.
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