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Book/Printed Material In the Senate of the United States. August 5, 1856. -- Submitted and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bell, of Tennessee, made the following report. The Committee on Naval Affairs, in compliance with the directions of the Senate contained in a resolution of the 16th ultimo, have had under consideration the expediency of authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to purchase, for the use of the government, the copyright of the double chart, known as the Great Circle Protractor, for finding the shortest or great circle route from place to place on the globe ; and also to report the sum which, in their judgment, would be a suitable compensation to the inventor

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  • In the Senate of the United States. August 5, 1856. -- Submitted and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bell, of Tennessee, made the following report. The Committee on Naval Affairs, in compliance with the directions of the Senate contained in a resolution of the 16th ultimo, have had under consideration the expediency of authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to purchase, for the use of the government, the copyright of the double chart, known as the Great Circle Protractor, for finding the shortest or great circle route from place to place on the globe ; and also to report the sum which, in their judgment, would be a suitable compensation to the inventor

Names

  • United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Naval Affairs
  • Bell, John, 1797-1869

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C.] : [publisher not identified], 1856.

Headings

  • -  Chauvenet, William
  • -  United States.--Department of the Navy
  • -  Cartography
  • -  Copyright
  • -  Armed Forces--Procurement
  • -  Inventions
  • -  Aids to navigation
  • -  Patents

Genre

  • Legislative materials

Notes

  • -  Title from opening lines of text.
  • -  SERIALSETDELIVERY1

Medium

  • 1 online resource (13 pages).

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KF12
  • 34-1:S.RP.259
  • Y 1.1/2:837

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2022691065

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

United States Congress. Senate. Committee On Naval Affairs, and John Bell. In the Senate of the United States August 5, . -- Submitted and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bell, of Tennessee, made the following report. The Committee on Naval Affairs, in compliance with the directions of the Senate contained in a resolution of the 16th ultimo, have had under consideration the expediency of authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to purchase, for the use of the government, the copyright of the double chart, known as the Great Circle Protractor, for finding the shortest or great circle route from place to place on the globe ; and also to report the sum which, in their judgment, would be a suitable compensation to the inventor. [Washington, D.C.: publisher not identified, 1856] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2022691065/.

APA citation style:

United States Congress. Senate. Committee On Naval Affairs & Bell, J. (1856) In the Senate of the United States August 5, . -- Submitted and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bell, of Tennessee, made the following report. The Committee on Naval Affairs, in compliance with the directions of the Senate contained in a resolution of the 16th ultimo, have had under consideration the expediency of authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to purchase, for the use of the government, the copyright of the double chart, known as the Great Circle Protractor, for finding the shortest or great circle route from place to place on the globe ; and also to report the sum which, in their judgment, would be a suitable compensation to the inventor. [Washington, D.C.: publisher not identified] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2022691065/.

MLA citation style:

United States Congress. Senate. Committee On Naval Affairs, and John Bell. In the Senate of the United States August 5, . -- Submitted and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bell, of Tennessee, made the following report. The Committee on Naval Affairs, in compliance with the directions of the Senate contained in a resolution of the 16th ultimo, have had under consideration the expediency of authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to purchase, for the use of the government, the copyright of the double chart, known as the Great Circle Protractor, for finding the shortest or great circle route from place to place on the globe ; and also to report the sum which, in their judgment, would be a suitable compensation to the inventor. [Washington, D.C.: publisher not identified, 1856] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2022691065/>.