She began to solicit contributions from her friends, and saved her pennies.
The contributions amounted to more than sixteen hundred dollars.
Besides numerous contributions to the Proceedings of the Royal and the Royal Astronomical Societies, he published several books, both explanatory and speculative.
His defence of the authenticity of the Epistles of Ignatius is one of the most important contributions to that very difficult controversy.
In 1852 he graduated at Harvard, and became computer to the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac. He made his name by contributions on mathematical and physical subjects in the Mathematical Monthly.