Charles Smith trigonometry and surveying notebook
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This notebook was kept by Charles Smith while he was a student, it is entitled "Plane Trigonometry and the application of it to the taking of Heights and Distances: Also Surveying and the Division of Lands and also Laying out of New Lands." Smith started the notebook April 3, 1783 and includes many examples of historical problems including the Siege of York. Charles Smith was the son of Washington College's first President William Smith.
[item identification], Charles Smith Trigonometry and Surveying notebook, MS 0049, Archives and Special Collections, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland.