The Sudan Almanac is a valuable official publication.
He was then for a short time in the Nautical Almanac office.
Grub Street elegies on the almanac maker were hawked about London.
He assisted in the preparation of the American Nautical Almanac for 1857.
Twentieth-Century Impressions of Natal (London, 1906) deals with the peoples, commerce, industries and resources of the colony; the Census of the Colony of Natal, April 1904 (Maritzburg, 1905) contains a large amount of authoritative information; The Natal Almanac is a directory and yearly register published at Maritzburg.