Charles Smith trigonometry and surveying notebook

Archival Collection, /repositories/3/resources/54

MS 0049
Washington College Miller Library, US
Creation: 1783
Collection is open for research.
[item identification], Charles Smith trigonometry and surveying notebook, MS 0049, Archives and Special Collections, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland.
This collection contains a notebook kept by Charles Smith started April 3, 1783 while a student at Washington College, Chestertown, MD. It is entitled “Plane Trigonometry and the application of it to the taking of Height and Distances: Also Surveying and the Division of Lands and also the Laying out of New Lands.” Included among the examples is a problem based on the Siege of York.