Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Dr. Nathaniel Bowditch” in chapter 1 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2:

...tcher was re-elected to Congress as the member for Boston. George Bancroft was appointed Collector of the Port, and Robert C. Winthrop chosen Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Dr. Nathaniel Bowditch , author of The Practical Navigator and translator of the Mecanique Celeste, ended a career dedicated to science. George Combe, of Edinburgh, was delivering lectures on phrenology in Boston. Horac...
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