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    Chauvenet's "Suggestions to US Naval Officers" (1868)
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2004 Oct 6, 18:06 EDT
    I've assembled a web page for viewing the article by Chauvenet which George Huxtable found and scanned. The scans have been cleaned up, split into separate pages, rotated where necessary, and reduced in file size. Enjoy!

    The Chauvenet article:
    http://www.HistoricalAtlas.com/chauvenet

    And as a reminder, I've created similar viewers for two other articles in the history of navigation.

    Mendoza Rios's important paper on latitude by double altitudes and longitude by lunar distances from 1796:
    http://www.HistoricalAtlas.com/myr
    (this article is mostly math, and it's in French)

    Maskelyne's 1764 article on lunar distances describing his method for clearing the distance and also some calculations which may prove useful in the creation of a nautical almanac (a project which Maskelyne began shortly after):
    http://www.HistoricalAtlas.com/maskelyne

    Frank R
    [ ] Mystic, Connecticut
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