A SYSTEM OF GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY: TOGETHER WITH A TREATISE ON SURVEYING; TEACHING VARIOUS WAYS OF TAKING THE SURVEY OF A FIELD; ALSO TO PROTRACT THE SAME AND FIND THE AREA. LIKEWISE, RECTANGULAR SURVEYING; OR, AN ACCURATE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE AREA OF NECESSITY OF PLOTTING IT. TO THE WHOLE ARE ADDED, SEVERAL MATHEMATICAL TABLES, NECESSARY FOR SOLVING QUESTIONS IN TRIGONOMETRY AND SURVEYING ; AND THE MANNER OF USING THEM. COMPILED FROM VARIOUS AUTHORS, BY ABEL FLINT, A.M. FIFTH EDITION, WITH IMPORTANT ADDITIONS, BY GEORGE GILLET, HARTFORD : PUBLISHED BY OLIVER D. COOKE & CO District of Connecticut, ss. of the America, Oliver D. Cooke & Co., of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit "A System of Geometry and Trigonometry: together with a Treatise on Surveying; Teaching various ways of taking the Survey of a Field ; Also to Protract the same and find the Area. Likewise, Rectangular Surveying; or, an Accurate Method of calculating the Area of any Fiela Arithmetically without the necessity of Plotting it. To the whole are added several Mathematical Tables, necessary for solving Questions in Trigonometry and Surveying; with a particular explanation of those Tables, and the Manner of using them. Compiled from various Authors. By Abel Flint, A. M. Fifth Edition, with important Additions, By George Gillet, Surveyor General of the State of Connecticut." " In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled " An Act for the encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned.” R. I. INGERSOLL, Clerk of the District of Connecticut. R. I. INGERSOLL, RECOMMENDATIONS. HAVING perused, with some attention, the following Treatise on Surveying, in Manuscript, it appears to me to be estimable for its simplicity and perspicuity; and, by excluding all matter but remotely connected with the main subject, and reducing the Tables of Logarithms, of Logarithmic Sines, Tangents, and Secants, and of Difference of Latitude and Departure, without impairing their use, in their application to most cases which occur in common Surveying, and supplying any possible defect by a Table of Natural Sines, to comprise, in the limits of a pocket volume, whatever is most essential and most useful in the Art, including the important modern improvement of RecTANGULAR SURVEYING; and on the whole, particularly from the size of the volume, to be well adapted to general use. JOHN TREADWELL, FARMINGTON, Sept. 20th, 1804. |