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Elijah Hinsdale Burritt

April 20, 1794 - January 3, 1838
Graduate of Williams College
First Principal of Sanderson Academy
Newspaper publisher, Milledgeville, Georgia
Author of works on astronomy

Books, Pamphlets, and Articles written by Elijah Burritt

Atlas, designed to illustrate the Geography of the heavens, comprising the following maps or plates. ...New Edition. New York, Huntington and Savage, 1835. 20 p.

The geography of the heavens, or, familiar instructions for finding the visible stars and constellations; accompanied by a celestial atlas. (wanting) Hartford, F.J. Huntington, 1833. 246 p.
CCSU Rare Books 523 B97 1833

The geography of the heavens, or, familiar instructions for finding the visible stars and constellations; accompanied by a celestial atlas with a view of the solar system, illustrated by engravings. (wanting) Boston, Allen & Ticknor, 1833. 342 p.
CCSU Rare Books 523 B97 1833b

The geography of the heavens, and class book of astronomy; accompanied by a celestial atlas. (wanting), Fifth edition. With an introduction by Thomas Dick. New York, F.J. Huntington and Co., 1840. 305 [25] P.

The geography of the heavens, and class book of astronomy; accompanied by a celestial atlas. (wanting) Fifth edition. With an introducation by Thomas Dick. New York, F.J. Huntington and Co., 1841. 305 [27] p.
CCSU Rare Books 523 B97 1840

The geography of the heavens, and class book of astronomy; accompanied by a celestial atlas. (wanting). Fifth edition. With an introduction by Thomas Dick. New York, Huntington and Savage, 1844. 305 [27] P.
CCSU Rare Books 523 B97 1844

The geography of the heavens, and class book of astronomy; accompanied by a celestial atlas. (wanting). With an introduction by Thomas Dick. New York, Huntington & Savage, 1848. 305 [27] P.
CCSU Rare Books 523 B97 1848

The geography of the heavens, and class book of astronomy; accompanied by a celestial atlas. (wanting). Greatly enlarged, revised and illustrated by H. Mattison. New and Revised edition. New York, Sheldon and Co., 1856. 343 p.
CCSU Rare Books 523 B97 1856

The geography of the heavens, and class-book of astronomy; accompanied by a celestial atlas. (wanting). Greatly enlarged, revised and illustrated, by H. Mattison. New York, Mason Brothers, 1856. 346 p.
CCSU Rare Books 523 B97 1856b

Logarithmick arithmetick containing a new and correct table of logarithms of the natural numbers from 1 to 10,000, extended to seven places besides the index; ... To which are added a number of astronomical tables,... Designed for the instruction of youth in the school and academies of New England. Williamsburgh: Printed by Ephrain Whitman, 1818. 252 p. Ex libris: Mary Burritt.
CCSU Rare Books 510.212 B97

Biographical Books About Elijah Burritt

Burritt, Elijah Hinsdale (In Biographical Dictionary of American Science. The seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries). By Clark Elliott. Westport, Greenwood Press, 1979. p. 46.
CCSU Reference Q141 E37

Great names of the past. Elijah Hinsdale Burritt. n.p. n.d. 1 p.

Books Owned by Elijah Burritt

Klopstock, Friedrich. The Messiah. A new translation from the German.... By the Rev. Thomas Raffles. London, Printed for Underwood..., 1814. 3 v. Library has v. l and 2 only. Each volumes has Burritt's bookplate.
CCSU Rare Books 831.6 K66m 1814

Miscellaneous Items in Connection with Elijah Burritt

Assignment of one half of Burritt's Universal Multiplier to George F. Knapp for $2,200. October 9, 1830. (copy).

Copyright for Burritt's Universal Multiplier. Signed by Martin Van Buren, August 17, 1830. Broadside.

Miniature handpainted portrait of Elijah H. Burritt in locket. Includes a lock of his hair. In a red leather case.

Mrs. Burritt's defense of her husband. First published in the Southern Recorder, Milledgeville, Georgia, August 14, 1830... Broadside Printed on satin.

Poem to Miss A.W. Watson (fragment) 1819 or earlier. Original lost. Typewritten copy made in 1915.

Spoon. Sterling silver. With the initials A.W.B. (Ann Watson Burritt) engraved on the handle.

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