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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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The Navigation Laws of the United States

United States - 1886
...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 common zero of longitude and standard of time reckoning throughout the globe; and that the President be authorized to appoint delegates, not...
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Proceedings, Volume 11

Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1887
...Borne 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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Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections

1888
...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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Sessional Papers, Volume 24, Issue 17

1891
...International Conference to be held in the city of Washington on the 1st day of October next, 1884, for the purpose of discussing, and if possible, fixing...employed as a common zero of longitude and standard of time reckoning throughout the globe. You will seek the earliest convenient occasion to bring this invitation...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 29

1886
...this a special conference was held at Washington in October, 1884, to fix on a meridian proper to he employed as a common zero of longitude 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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1881-1889

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - 1897
...instant, respecting the approaching international conference at Washington, DC, 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, and recommend that the sum of $10,000 be appropriated to enable...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1908: 1881-1889

United States. President, James Daniel Richardson - 1897
...instant, respecting the approaching international conference at Washington, DC, 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, and recommend that the sum of $10,000 be appropriated to enable...
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A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy

William Robert Martin - 1899 - 429 pages
...countries of the world (twenty-seven in number), held at Washington, US, in October 1884, to fix on a meridian proper to be employed as a common zero of longitude, twenty-two representatives voted in favour of adopting the meridian passing through the centre of the...
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Compilation of Reports of Committee ...: 1789-1901, Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - 1901
...President to send delegates to an International Conference to meet at Washington on October 1, 1884, "for the purpose of discussing, and if possible, fixing...employed as a common zero of longitude and standard of time reckoning throughout the globe," was communicated to the several foreign Governments with which...
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Compilation of Reports of Committee ... 1789-1901, First Congress ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - 1901
...President to send delegates to an International Conference to meet at Washington on October 1, 1884, "for the purpose of discussing, and if possible, fixing...employed as a common zero of longitude and standard of time reckoning throughout the globe," was communicated to the several foreign Governments with which...
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