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" our astronomical observer" at a salary of ¬£100 per annum, his duty being "forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out... "
Journal - Page 311
by Royal Institution of Cornwall - 1891
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - 1804 - 694 pages
...successors were, " that they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence, to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the...much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting of the Art of Navigation." 188. hi the year 17H,thc flrstixli. parliament offered a reward lor the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 55

1836 - 600 pages
...hundred pounds, and instructions ' forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so-much desired longitude of places, for the perfecting the art of navigation,1...
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The Elements of Astronomy: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

Samuel Vince - 1811 - 260 pages
...successors were, " That they should apply themselves with die utmost care and diligence to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the...much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting of the art of navigation." 378. In ihe year 1714, the British parliament offered a reward for the discovery...
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A Complete System of Astronomy, Volume 1

Samuel Vince - 1814
...successors were, " that they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence to rectify the Tables of the motions of the heavens, and the...much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting of the art of navigation." 736. In the year 1714, the British Parliament offered a reward for the discovery...
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The Quarterly visitor, conducted by W. Passman, Volume 2

William Passman - 1815 - 328 pages
...first Astronomer Royal, was appointed by King Charles II. " to apply himself,, with all diligence, to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens,...places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting the art of navigation ;" these were the words of...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 7

John Mason Good - 1819 - 736 pages
...command, tbat he should apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to tiie rectifying the table of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, in order to rind out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation. And to the fidelity...
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The Principles of Hydrostatics: Designed for the Use of Students in the ...

Samuel Vince - 1820 - 472 pages
...successors were, " That they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence to rectify the Tables of the motions of the heavens, and the...places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so-much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting of the art of navigation." (378.) In the year...
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A Treatise on Astronomy: Theoretical and Practical

Robert Woodhouse - 1821 - 922 pages
...the Astronomer Royal of Greenwich enjoin him, 'to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the Tables of the Motions of the Heavens,...at sea, for the perfecting the Art of Navigation." As the latter of these Institutions may, in future times, become one not merely of local interest,...
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An elementary treatise on astronomy

Robert Woodhouse - 1821 - 1070 pages
...the Astronomer Royal of Greenwich enjoin him, 'to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the Tables of the Motions of the Heavens,...at sea, for the perfecting the Art of Navigation.' As the latter of these Institutions may, in future times, become one not merely of local interest,...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824 - 394 pages
...command that he should apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the table of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so-much-admired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation. It was in the year 1714 that...
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