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TRE A TI SE
WHICH IS DEMONSTRATED
EVERY THING THAT IS USEFUL AND CURIOUS
Four new and very concise Methods to determine the Areas of
Down, or any other, Survey,
and to Practical Surveyors.
R O B E R T GIBSON,
Teacher of the Mathematics.
DU B L I N:
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
THOMAS CARTER, Efq;
Master of the ROLLS, &c. &c.
HE great Knowledge You have acquired in all kinds of Polite Literature, and the Encouragement You constantly give for the Propagation of them in general, but more particularly to the Mathematical Sciences, are Motives sufficient to direct me to dedicate this Work
PANEGYRIC, SIR, is not my Province, and if it were, I know I must offend one of your extensive Learning, should I attempt to display it on this Oc. casion: Yet I must say, that if but one fourth Part of the Nobility and Gentle
men of opulent Fortunes in this Kingdom,
generous Disposition in cncouraging Arts and Sciences, we might in a few Years be able to vie with any Country whatsoever.
you may long enjoy an uninterrupted State of good Health is the Wish of most; but of none more particularly,
Your most obliged,
and most assured