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Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on Pavilions, 7 Dec. 1819, 7 December 1819

from central line of library from central line of Library.
 f    f
 to  Pavilion No  I. 68 whole.  68.   to  Hotel A. 68 whole  68
Pavilion 44 112 Hotel A. 50 118
Dormitory.  1 13.6 125.6 Dormitory 15 133
 2 13.6 139. 15 148
 3 13.6 152.6 15 163
 4 13.6 166. 15 178
Pavilion No II 37. 203 15 193
Dormitory. A.  5 13.9 216.9 15 208
 6 13.9 230.6 15 223
 7 13.9 243.3 15 238
Passage 6.10½ 251.1½ Necessary  12 250
Dormitory  8 13.9 264. Dormitory 15 265
 9 13.9 278.7½ 15 280
10 13.9 292.4½ 15 295
Pavilion No III. 44. 336.4½ 15 310
Dormitory 11 13.9 350.1½ 15 325
12 14 364.1½ 15 340
13 14 378.1½ 15 355
14 14 392.1½ 15 370
15 14 406.1½ Hotel B. 34  404
16 14 420.1½
17 14 434.1½
Pavilion No IV 34 468.1½
Dormitory B 18 11 479.1½
19 11 490.1½
20 11 501.1½
21 11 512.1½
22 11 523.1½
23 11 534.1½
24 11 545.1½
25 11 556.1½
26  11 567.1½

*Dec. 7. 19. I took the bearing accurately of the range of pavilions, & found it magnetically S. 21. W. the variation of the needle being that day 4.° E. of the true N. or to the right. it is probable that at the operation of July 18. the merid. of W’s Mountn was inadvertently considd as the true [. . .]

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