Well, more power to you; and how about writing it up as you go and sending it in to HSM as a construction series?
You may want to get an older surveying book (1940s or 1950s vintage), one that describes how to calibrate/align a transit, to get an idea of what matters for accuracy and how commerical transits deal with error.
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