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Archives and manuscripts

Astronomy: 18th cent.

Date
c. 1740-c. 1770


About this work

Description

Collection of notes and extracts by various hands on the Calendar, measurement of time, measurement of the Earth, etc. The section on the calendar were written before the introduction of the Gregorian calendar into England in 1752. The latest date found in the remainder is 1767.

Publication/Creation

c. 1740-c. 1770

Physical description

1 volume 122 ll. v.s. Unbound. Loose sheets of various formats, mainly 4to.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1916.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Languages

  • English


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