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Miles, Solomon Pearson, 1791-1842

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1791 - 1842

Solomon P. Miles was born on January 22, 1791 in Temple, NH. He attended Dartmouth College from 1810-1811 but did not graduate. He received his Ab and Am degree from Harvard University in 1819. Miles was a mathematics teacher who authored the book "Mathematical tables :comprising logarithms of numbers, logarithmic sines, tangents, and secants, natural sines, meridional parts, difference of latitude and departure, astronomical refractions," in 1830. He died on August 22, 1842.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Solomon Pearson Miles Diary of a Voyage

Codex 003343
 Collection
Identifier: 003343
Overview Diary of a voyage from New York to Havre, followed by accounts of travel in Fance, Switzerland, Holland and London, undertaken by Solomon Pearson Miles (1791-1842).

Solomon Pearson Miles letter

Mss 815468.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 815468.1
Overview In English.