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    Re: Historical question
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2004 Oct 23, 11:35 -0500

    George,
    This is the "online edition" from Mystic Seaport collection,
    9-th edition (1828). The passage I refer to is on p. 223,
    last paragraph; in
    the chapter "Of taking longitude by observation".
    
    On Sat, 23 Oct 2004, George Huxtable wrote:
    
    > Thanks to Alex Eremenko for digging out the following gem frem Norie's.
    >
    > >the following method by which one person can take a set of
    > >observations without assistants: HAVING A GOOD QUADRANT TO TAKE
    > >THE ALTITUDES AND A SEXTANT TO OBSERVE THE DISTANCES..."
    >
    > What edition of Norie was that in? In my 1900 edition,
    
    Alex.
    
    
    

       
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