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According to promise I send you our observations of the solar eclipse of Sep. 17. we had, you know, a perfect observation of the passage of the sun over the meridian, and the eclipse began so soon after as to leave little room for error from the time piece. her rate of going however was ascertained by 10. days subsequent observation and comparison with the sun, and the times, as I now give...
I return you the paper on the subject of the Medals the last enquiry of which being the only one addressed to me I have only to say I do not recollect ever to have heard of a medal struct struck on the capture of André . We are in hopes with mr Madison , to recieve mrs Madison also and yourself which gives us pleasure at all times as the party of our best affections. RC (Barney Balaban, New...
You have given me, my dear Payne , a very handsome keep-sake which has amused me much, and not the less by the puzzle it has afforded me, to find out the method of rectifying it. I at length discovered it, and that it was only necessary to loosen a little a single screw to throw it out of geer, and to throw it in again after setting the index. it was exactly 10° wrong. it is indeed a very...