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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 SET OR ACCURATE
By D. P. ADAMS,
TIACHER OF THE MATHEMATICA
PUBLISHED BY EVERT DUYCKINCE,
NO, 102 PEARL-STREET.
G. Long, printer.
District of New-York, ss.
BE IT BEMEMBERED, That on the twenty-eighth day of March, in the thirty-fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Evert 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 Ait. By Robert Gibson. Illustrated 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 the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”
CHARLES CLINTON, Clerk of the District of New York.
wh elements lib.
PART I. Page
PART II. Page
gles by these In-
struments 169 Logarithms of Numbers 1
-OF Distances 194 Traverse Table
Pennsylvania Method 244 Sun's Parallax
5. Method of surveying Dip for Dif. Dist of land
by Intersections 257 Semidiameter of the Sun ibid.