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" 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 the so much desired... "
The Quarterly visitor, conducted by W. Passman - Page 53
edited by - 1815
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A System of Astronomy: On the Principles of Copernicus

John Vose - 1827 - 262 pages
...and his successors, " 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." The British parliament,...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 4

1835 - 904 pages
...of our Ordnance." apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tablet 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 perfecting the art of navigation ; our...
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Report of the ... and ... Meetings of the British ..., Volume 30, Part 1860

British Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting - 1861 - 604 pages
...founder and those vrho inaugurated its first proceedings. The duty assigned to it was " 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 perfecting the art of navigation ;" and gloriously has it executed...
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A Compendium of Astronomy: Intended to Simplify and Illustrate the ...

John Vose - 1834 - 230 pages
...and his successors, " 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." In 1714, the British...
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An Account of the Revd. John Flamsteed, the First Astronomer-royal: Compiled ...

Francis Baily - 1835 - 770 pages
...master of arts, our astronomical observator, 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 * Probably the letter alluded to in the note in page 33. the so much-desired longitude...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumes 55-56

1836 - 1184 pages
...salary of one 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,'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 55

1836 - 602 pages
...salary of one 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 And out the so-much desired longitude of places, for the perfecting the art of navigation,'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 55

1836 - 602 pages
...salary of one 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,'...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1845 - 854 pages
...By the words of Flamsteed's commission, he was directed ' to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions...and the places of the fixed stars, in order to find the so-much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation.' With what success this...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 5

1845 - 636 pages
...By the words of Flamsteed's commission, he was directed " to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions...heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, in order to lind the somuch desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation." With what success...
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