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[Clark] 
 

       Thursday 5th Jany    the Creek rose Considerably last night    the river full of Ice, and the wind which blows from the West blows it to this Shore, a madderate day, I suffer some men to assist Higgins to raise his hut. Two men  [1] whome I sent to hunt grouse returned with a part of a hog which they found hung up in the woods & brought it in a[s] Bear meat. I took the altitude of Sun symbol U. L. with the quaderent and made it 55° 40' 30" N. Errer of instrmt. 1° 13' 0" + quadt

 

        

5th Jany 1804

2 55° 40' 30" Sun symbol L L
  27 50 15 altitude of Sun symbol up limb
       1 48 - refraction (T. 1)
    48 27  
    16 19 - Sun symbol demeter (P 3)
    32   8  
           8 + Parallax (T. 3)
  *27 32 16 The Suns Center

 

        

Declination

  *(27 32 16  
    1 17   0 + E. E [error of instrument?]
  28 49 16  
  90        
  61 10 44  
  22 43 31 Declination
The Latd. with Qudt =  
38 27 13 on the 5th Jany 1804.  [2]

 

       I visited the boat frequently this day under apprehenion of the Creek which is now riseing washing the earth from the foot of the pries which is fixed under.




 

1. One was John Collins. See below, January 9, 1804. (Return to text.)

 

2. Two other sets of calculations for this day are crossed out and are not printed here. They vary slightly from figures above. (Return to text.)












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