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Unpublished letter, regarding Charles Wildbore's paper from Nevil Maskelyne to Sir Joseph Banks

Reference number: AP/7/22

Date: 26 June 1787

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Letter from Maskelyne regarding Wildbore's paper on spherical motion (see AP/7/16), responding to clarifications sent by Wildbore (see AP/7/21). Maskelyne states that he is unfamiliar with the work by [Leonhard] Euler to which Wildbore refers in his letter, but that he will find the work and read it before responding in full.

Subject: Physics / Mathematics

Written by Maskelyne in Greenwich [London] and addressed to Banks in Soho Square [London].

Reference number
AP/7/22
Earliest possible date
26 June 1787
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Ink on paper
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Nevil Maskelyne

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Nevil Maskelyne, Unpublished letter, regarding Charles Wildbore's paper from Nevil Maskelyne to Sir Joseph Banks, 26 June 1787, AP/7/22, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_7_22/unpublished-letter-regarding-charles-wildbores-paper-from-nevil-maskelyne-to-sir-joseph-banks, accessed on 23 April 2024

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