Excerpt from American sensible Navigator: An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy
In accordance with the aim pondered within the buy of the copyright of the recent American sensible Navigator, an intensive and whole revision has been made by way of Commander P. H. Cooper, U. S. military, performing below the course of the Bureau. The revision is composed largely within the substitution of the extra concise and handy tools of the current day for the out of date tools of the prior, and it whole rearrangement below right chapters and paragraphs for prepared reference, preserving in view, even if, the nature of the paintings as a realistic Nuvigator.
The revision having been accomplished, it used to be submitted to Capt. Ralph Chandler, U. S. army, for a last evaluation, and having obtained a passable file from that officer it's been authorized by means of the Bureau and should hereafter lie substituted for the previous versions of the work.
A revision of Bowditch's American sensible Navigator having develop into useful, the paintings has accomplished by means of Lieut. G. W. Logan, U. S. army, less than the supervision of the Hydrographer to the Bureau of apparatus. The revision used to be licensed by way of a Board which includes Capt. Colby M. Chester, U. S. army, Commander C. J. Badger, U. S. army, and Lieut. Commander C. C. Rogers, U. S. army. it really is directed that this revised variation be substituted for all former editions.
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