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Jeremiah Dixon

Astronomer, Scientist (7-Aug-1733 — 22-Jan-1777)

SUBJECT OF BOOKS


Edwin Danson. Drawing the Line: How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in America. New York City: John Wiley. 2001. 240pp.

Barbara Susan Lefever. The Stargazers: Story of Mason and Dixon. York, PA: Printing Express. 1986. 452pp.

Thomas Pynchon. Mason & Dixon. New York City: Henry Holt. 1997. 773pp.


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  4. Webster's American Biographies (p.695)




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