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" 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 the so much desired... "
The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and ... - Page 238
edited by - 1872
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Atlases - 1804
...successors were, " that they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence, to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the 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."...
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The Theory and Practice of Finding the Longitude at Sea Or Land ..., Volume 1

Andrew Mackay - Latitude - 1809 - 8 pages
...II. in the year 1675, and Mr. Flamstead appointed Astronomer Royal. The words of his commission were, To apply himself >with the utmost care and diligence to the rectifying tbe tables of the motions 'f the heavens, and tbe places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the...
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The Elements of Astronomy: Designed for the Use of Students in the University

Samuel Vince - Astronomy - 1811 - 297 pages
...successors were, " That they should apply themselves with die utmost care and diligence to rectify the tables of the motions of the heavens, and the 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."...
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A Complete System of Astronomy, Volume 1

Samuel Vince - Astronomy - 1814
...successors were, " that they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence to rectify the Tables of the motions of the heavens, and the 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."...
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The Quarterly visitor, conducted by W. Passman, Volume 2

William Passman - 1815
...Flamstead, the first Astronomer 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 ;"...
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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...
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The Principles of Hydrostatics: Designed for the Use of Students in the ...

Samuel Vince - Hydrostatics - 1820 - 151 pages
...successors were, " That they should apply themselves with the utmost care and diligence to rectify the Tables of the motions of the heavens, and the 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."...
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An elementary treatise on astronomy

Robert Woodhouse - 1821
...by them. • The words of the commission that appoints the Astronomer Royal of Greenwich enjoin him, 'to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence...of the Heavens, and the places of the Fixed Stars, in order to find out the so much desired Longitude at sea, for the perfecting the Art of Navigation."...
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A Treatise on Astronomy, Theoretical and Practical, Volume 1

Robert Woodhouse - Spherical astronomy - 1821 - 875 pages
...by them. * The words of the commission that appoints the Astronomer Royal of Greenwich enjoin him, 'to apply himself with the utmost care and diligence...of the Heavens, and the places of the Fixed Stars, in order to find out the so much desired Longitude at sea, for the perfecting the Art of Navigation."...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824
...Woolwich, and appointed Mr. Flamstead his astronomical observer, with the express 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...
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