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THEORY AND PRACTICE
All the Instructions requisite for the skilful practice
of this Art.
ILLUSTRATED BY COPPER-PLATES;
WHOLE CORRECTED, NEWLY ARRANGED, AND GREATLY ENLARGED,
WITH USEFUL SELECTIONS,
AND A NEW SBT OB ACCUTATE
By D. P. ADAMS,
TEACEER OF THE MATBEMATICS
PUBLISHED BY EVERT DUYCKINCK,
NO. 102 PEARL-STREET,
G. Long, printer.
District of New-York, 83.
BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-eighth day of March, in the thirty-fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Every Duyckinck, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit :
“ The Theory and Practice of Surveying ; containing all the Instructions requisite for the skilful practice of this Art By Robert Gibson. Mystrated by Copper-Plates. The whole corrected, newly arranged, and greatly enlarged, with useful Selections, and a new set of accurate Mathematical Tables. By D. P. Adams, Teacher of the Mathematics."
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.” And also to an act, entitled, “ An act, supplementary to an act, 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, and extending the benefits thereof to thearts of desiguing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”
CHARLES CLINTON, Clerk of the District of Nero.York.
Mensuration of An-
LIST OF TABLES
struments 169 Logarithms of Numbers
Of Distances 194 Traverse Table
Pennsylvania Method 244 Sun's Parallax
by Intersections 257 Semidiameter of the Sun ibid.