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    Re: Sumner in Norie 1872
    From: Chuck Taylor
    Date: 2006 Mar 22, 19:31 -0800

    --- Frank Reed wrote:
    
    > ... I went hunting for uses of Sumner's
    > method in Norie's Navigator. ...
    > There is no mention of Sumner's method at all
    > in the 1860 edition of
    > Norie. In the 1872 edition there is a short problem
    > called "Verification of the
    > Latitude by Double Altitudes Using Sumner's Method"
    
    In the 1896 edition of Norie's there is a 12-page
    chapter called "Sumner's Method by Projection."
    
    I don't see any mention of Sumner nor his method in
    the 1874 Bowditch.
    
    Chuck Taylor
     45 d 55' N
    122 d 11' W
    
    
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