References for Nathaniel Bowditch

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  1. E Mendelsohn, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900580.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9016009/Nathaniel-Bowditch

Books:

  1. R E Berry, Yankee Stargazer - The life of Nathaniel Bowditch (New York-London, 1941).
  2. Marquis de La Place, Celestial mechanics (French) Vol. V. (Bronx, N.Y., 1969).
  3. Marquis de La Place, Celestial mechanics : Translated from the French, with a commentary, by Nathaniel Bowditch Vols. I-IV (Bronx, N.Y., 1966).
  4. J Pickering, Eulogy on Nathaniel Bowditch LL.D. (Boston, 1838).
  5. A Stanford, Navigator. The story of Nathaniel Bowditch (New York, 1927).

Articles:

  1. J Albree, Salem's Bowditch, The Mathematical Intelligencer 14 (1992), 58-60.
  2. M Rothenberg, Nathaniel Bowditch, American National Biography 3 (Oxford, 1999), 270-272.
  3. M R Williams, Babbage and Bowditch : a transatlantic connection, Ann. Hist. Comput. 9 (3-4) (1988), 283-290.

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