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Unpublished letter, regarding Charles Wildbore's paper from [Nevil] Maskelyne to Sir Joseph Banks

Reference number: AP/7/25

Date: 12 July 1788

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Letter from Maskelyne regarding Wildbore's paper on spherical motion (see AP/7/16), stating that he returns his remarks on Wildbore's paper (not attached). He states that Banks may share his comments with Wildbore or not, as he sees fit. He also states that he was sorry not to meet Wildbore at the Board of Longitude, which he was unable to attend due to a late summons. He states that he refers the printer's bill and Mr Elmsley's accounts to the Committee.

Subject: Physics / Mathematics

Written by Maskelyne at Wright's Coffee House [Soho Square, London].

Reference number
AP/7/25
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12 July 1788
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Ink on paper
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1 page
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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Nevil Maskelyne, Unpublished letter, regarding Charles Wildbore's paper from [Nevil] Maskelyne to Sir Joseph Banks, 12 July 1788, AP/7/25, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/ap_7_25/unpublished-letter-regarding-charles-wildbores-paper-from-nevil-maskelyne-to-sir-joseph-banks, accessed on 21 April 2024

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