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The Jeffersonian cyclopedia;

a comprehensive collection of the views of Thomas Jefferson classified and arranged in alphabetical order under nine thousand titles relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy, finance, science, art, literature, religious freedom, morals, etc.;

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597. ASTRONOMY, Planet Herschel.—[continued].

It is fixed on grounds which scarcely admit a doubt that the planet
Herschel was seen by Meyer in the year 1756,
and was considered by him as one of the zodiacal
stars, and, as such, arranged in his catalogue,
being the 964th which he describes.
This 964th of Meyer has been since missing,
and the calculations for the planet Herschel
show that it should have been, at the time of
Meyer's observation, where he places his 964th
To Dr. Stiles. Washington ed. i, 363.
(P. 1785)