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    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2004 Sep 17, 10:00 -0500

    Subject: Re: Chauvenet
    Here is what I found in the web catalogs
    (excluding the books by Chauvenet already mentioned
    in our recent correspondence).
    The Nimitz library has many "Navigation and practical astronomy"
    manuals of XIX century. I include only those by Chauvenet.
    Washington Universaity, St. Louis:
    1. Inaugural address of William Chauvenet, LL. D.,
    as chancellor of Washington University, Wednesday, June 17, 1863
    Published St. Louis : G. Knapp & Co., printers, 1863
    2.  New method of correcting lunar distances, and Improved method
    of finding the error and rate of a chronometer by equal altitudes.
    By William Chauvenet ...
    Extracted from the appendix to the American ephemeris for 1857,
    by authority of the Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department,
    Washington Published New York, D. Van Nostrand;
    London, Tr�bner & Co., 1868
    Nimitz Library (Naval Academy, Annapolis):
    3. Astronomy: Comprising Suggestions To U. S. Naval Officers,
    Bearing Upon Points Connected With Nautic /
    By Professor William Chauvenet. Bureau Of Navigation,
    Navy Department 1868 (they also have microfilm).
    4. Binomial Theorem And Logarithms : For The Use Of The Midshipmen At
    The Naval School, Philadelphia 1843.
    6. The Compass.
    (Bound with his New method of correcting lunar distances)
    7. History Of The Origin Of The United States Naval Academy:
    A Letter From Prof. William Chauvenet
    To Mr. T. G. Ford, October 1860.
    8.  New method of correcting lunar distances, (same as 2).
    9. Coffin, J. H. C. (John Huntington Crane), 1815-1890
    Navigation and nautical astronomy Imprint [Annapolis]:
    U.S. Naval Academy, 1863-
    Note:  "The treatise, of which this forms a part,
    was originally prepared by Prof. Chauvenet to be used in manuscript
    by the students of the Naval Academy ...
    It is printed in its present form for temporary use,
    until I shall find time for preparing a more complete work.
    " Signed: "J. H. C. Coffin."

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