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" ... before. A letter from the Superintendent of the Observatory, which accompanies this communication, states the important fact, that vessels sailing from the Atlantic to the Pacific ports of The United States, with the instructions afforded by these... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 14
by United States. Congress. House
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. Senate - United States
...of the United States, with the instructions afforded by these charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without...astronomical observations at Santiago de Chili appears from the reports of Lieutenant Gilliss to have been actively conducted, and will probably be brought...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 3

Industrial arts - 1852
...charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without them ; and there is reason to hope the time may be still further reduced. The Bombay Geographical Society, some time since, contemplated the formation of a set of wind and current...
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De Bow's Review, Volume 12

Industries - 1852
...forty days lee», upon tbe overage, 'than those 'sailing without them: aiid that there is reason t« hope the time may be still further reduced. '* The...astronomical observations at Santiago de Chili appears, from the reporte of Lieutenant CHUiss, to have been actively conducted, and will probably be brought...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 3

Industrial arts - 1852
...charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without them ; and there is reason to hope the time may be still further reduced. The Bombay Geographical Society, some time since, contemplated the formation of a set of wind and current...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in ..., Volume 3

Industrial arts - 1852
...charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without them ; and there is reason to hope the time may be still further reduced. The Bombay Geographical Society, some time since, contemplated the formation of a set of wind and current...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1855
...of the United States, with the instructions afforded by these charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without...reason to hope the time may be still further reduced." — (Annual report of the Secretary of the Navy, November 29, 1851.) " The Naval Observatory continues...
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British and Foreign State Papers, Volume 40

Great Britain - 1863
...still further reduced. The expedition for astronomical observations at Santiago de Chili appears from the reports of Lieutenant Gilliss to have been actively...probably be brought to a close in the latter part of the nest year. The Nautical Almanac, under the superintendence of Lieutenant Davis, is also in a satisfactory...
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A Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury

Oceanographers - 1888 - 326 pages
...of the United States, with the instructions afforded by these charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without...reason to hope the time may be still further reduced.' (Annual Eeportof the Secretary of the Navy, November 29th, 1851.) " 'The Naval Observatory continues...
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A Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury, U.S.N. and C.S.N.: Author of Physical ...

Nannie Corbin - Oceanographers - 1888 - 326 pages
...of the United States, with the instructions afforded by these charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without...reason to hope the time may be still further reduced.' (Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, November 29th, 1851.) " 'The Naval Observatory continues...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1851
...of the United States, with the instructions afforded by these charts, make the voyage in forty days less, upon the average, than those sailing without...reports of Lieutenant Gilliss to have been actively coníucíet!, and will probably be brought to a close in the latter part of the next year. The Nautical...
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