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Letter of the Secretary of the Navy communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a report of Professor Espy on Meteorology.

United States. Navy Department (Author). Espy, James P. (James Pollard), 1785-1860 (Added Author). Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862 (Added Author). United States. Navy Department. Communication from the Secretary of the Navy with Professor Espy's "Rules for the Mariner" founded on his theory of storms. (Added Author). United States. Congress (31st, 1st session : 1849-1850). Senate. (Added Author). United States. Congress (31st, 2nd session : 1850-1851). Senate. (Added Author).
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Ex. doc. / 31st Congress, 1st Session, Senate ; no. 39
Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM P.D. 551.5 ES6 V. 12 (Text) 989375-1001 General Federal documents Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 volumes, 61 unnumbered folded leaves of plates : maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington : [publisher not identified], 1850.
  • Manufacturer: Washington : W.M. Belt, Senate Printer.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Caption title.
Letter signed: Wm. Ballard Preston.
"March 14, 1850. Ordered to lie on the table. March 20, 1850. Ordered to be printed."
Includes "Communication from the Secretary of the Navy with Professor Espy's 'Rules for the Mariner' founded on his theory of storms'" (p. [91]-112) from the 31st Congress, 2nd session.
"Errata": p. 112 (v. 1).
Formatted Contents Note:
Second report on meteorology to the Secretary of the Navy -- Third report on meteorology with directions for mariners, etc.
Subject: Meteorology > United States > Observations.
Meteorology > United States > Tables.
Marine meteorology.
Storms.

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