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In the same Year 1738, I published, The Longitude discovered by the Eclipses, Occultations, and Conjun&tions of Jupiter's Planets. To which was added, The Gonfigurations of those Planets for the latter half of that Year. But I afterward added, in its Stead, A Table of the Eclipses, Occultations, and Conjunctions of such of those Pla, nets as might be useful in the Discovery of the Longitude, for the Years 1739, 1740, 1741, and 1742. With a large Historical Preface, reach ing till the Year 1745, 8v0. Price 2 s. 6 d.
N. B. I procured a Copy of those Tables, by which these Eclipses were calculated, for that skilful Author of our annual Ephemerides, the late Mr. Weaver. Whence he has every Year since given us their Calculations, to the great Advantage of Astronomers and Observers.
Since I have so long and so kindly been treated at Finchley, by the now very old Man Mr. Henry Whichtote, and particularly by his Son, Mr. Paul Whichcote, so as to make it, when I please, niy Place of Rest and Retirement, and where I take always the Freedom to communicate and debate any of my Notions and Discoveries before they are published : And since I was in these Years 1738, and 1739, intrusted with the Recommendation of a good Number of poor Clergymen, to a Charity left by one of that Family, I cannot but add a small Account of it in this place. Dr. Whichcote was the most noted Person in it, who in Oliver's Bb