A Guide to the Complete Mariner, 1731 Complete Mariner MS 31.2

A Guide to the Complete Mariner, 1731

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 31.2


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John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 31.2
Complete Mariner, 1731.
1 item (58 p. ; 38 x 25 cm.)

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Preferred Citation

Complete Mariner, Manuscript MS 31.2, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1931.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm M-1552

Scope and Content Information

Manuscript treatise or classroom notes on navigation with printed title page: The Complete Mariner: or a Treatise of Navigation Trigonometrically, by Logarithmetical Numbers, and the Geometrical Construction by Scale and Compass. Also, the Orthographic Projection of the Sphere Astronomically. Williamsburg; Printed February the 18th, 1731 [by William Parks], E[x] L[ibris] James Hubard. Also includes "Tobacco ships in Caps [?] Clark 1765," with a list of the number of hogsheads received from James Hubard, Sr., John Clayton, Sr., Dr. George Johnston, Thomas Walker, and Thomas Whiting; and a memorandum on the debt of Mordacai Booth.

Index Terms


  • Booth, Mordecai.
  • Clayton, John, 1657-1725.
  • Hubard, James, d. 1784.
  • Johnston, George.
  • Parks, William, d. 1750.
  • Walker, Thomas, 1715- 1794.
  • Whiting, Thomas, 1712- 1781.
  • Subjects:

  • Arithmetic--Early works to 1900.
  • Navigation--Study and teaching-- Virginia.
  • Tobacco industry- - Virginia.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Account books--Virginia--1731.