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" our astronomical 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... "
A Compendium of Astronomy: Intended to Simplify and Illustrate the ... - Page 158
by John Vose - 1834 - 184 pages
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The Quarterly visitor, conducted by W. Passman, Volume 2

William Passman - 1815
...Royal, was appointed by King Charles II. " to apply himself,, with all diligence, to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the...places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the much desired longitude at sea, for the perfecting the art of navigation ;" these were the words of...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 7

John Mason Good - 1819
...command, tbat he should apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to tiie rectifying the table of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, in order to rind out the so much desired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation. And to the fidelity...
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The Principles of Hydrostatics: Designed for the Use of Students in the ...

Samuel Vince - 1820 - 151 pages
...Observatory was built at Greenwich for him ; and the instructions to him and his successors were, " That they should apply themselves with the utmost...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." (378.) In the year...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824
...command that he should apply himself with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying the table of the motions of the heavens, and the places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so-much-admired longitude at sea, for perfecting the art of navigation. It was in the year 1714 that...
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The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal

1825
...purpose, in the year 1675; for, in the Royal Edict, concerning it, the Directors were commanded, " That they should apply themselves, with the utmost...places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so-much desired lo'ngitude at sea, for the perfection of the art of navigation." And a series of men,...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with ...

1835
...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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An Account of the Revd. John Flamsteed, the First Astronomer-royal: Compiled ...

Francis Baily - 1835 - 672 pages
...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

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1836
...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,1...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1836
...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

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1836
...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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