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" October, 1 884, for the purpose of discussing and, if possible, fixing upon a meridian proper to be employed as a common zero of longitude and standard of time-reckoning throughout the whole world... "
Nature - Page 107
edited by - 1885
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Bulletin of the Philosophical Society of Washington, Volumes 4-7

Philosophical Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) - 1881
...accordance with the act of Congress, August 3, 1883, to send delegates to Washington for the purpose of fixing upon a meridian proper to be employed as a common zero of longitude and standard of time, reckoning throughout the globe. More than twenty of these countries had signified, before October...
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Science, Volume 1

1883
...United States in the city of Washington, at such time as he may see fit to designate, for the purpose of fixing upon a meridian proper to be employed as a...standard of time-reckoning throughout the globe." The delegates from the United States, three in number, are to be appointed by the President. The Secretary...
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Science, Volume 1

1883
...States in the city of Washington, at such time as ho ma}- see fit to designate, for the purpose of fixing upon a meridian proper to be employed as a...standard of time-reckoning throughout the globe." The delegates from the United States, three in number, are to be appointed by the President. The Secretary...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 37

Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1884
...not, however, until the end of last year that invitations were issued by the United States Government for different countries to send representatives to...a request to advise the Government whether it was desirable in the interests of science to accept the invitation. In reply an opinion was expressed as...
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Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Volume 37

Royal Society (Great Britain) - 1884
...not, however, until the end of last year that invitations were issued by the United States Government for different countries to send representatives to...a request to advise the Government whether it was desirable in the interests of science to accept the invitation. In reply an opinion was expressed as...
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The Meteorological Magazine, Volumes 19-20

1884
...relation with his own, to send delegates to a conference to be held at Washington in October last, for the purpose of discussing, and if possible fixing...longitude, and standard of time-reckoning throughout the world. The conference was held ; twenty-five nations (including Great Britain) were represented. It...
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 45

1885
...twenty-seven States met at Washington on October 1, under the presidency of Admiral Rodgers, USN, to fix on a meridian proper to be employed as a common zero...longitude and standard of time-reckoning throughout the world. After a fall discussion the following resolutions were adopted :— I. " That it is the opinion...
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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 45; Volumes 1884-1885

Royal Astronomical Society - 1833
...twenty-seven States met at Washington on October i, under the presidency of Admiral Rodgers, USN, to fix on a meridian proper to be employed as a common zero...longitude and standard of time-reckoning throughout the world. After a fall discussion the following resolutions were adopted : — I. " That it is the opinion...
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Van Nostrand's Engineering Magazine, Volume 34

1886
...in 1883. Following on this a special conference was held at Washington in October, 1884, to fix on a meridian proper to be employed as a common zero...and standard of time-reckoning throughout the globe. As the result of the deliberations it was decided to recommend the adoption of the meridian of Greenwich...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 29

1886
...in 1883. Following on this a special conference was held at Washington in October, 1884, to fix on a meridian proper to be employed as a common zero...and standard of time-reckoning throughout the globe. As the result of the deliberation it was decided to recommend the adoption of the meridian of Greenwich...
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