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Extract of a letter, from J Biester [to the Royal Society], dated at London

Reference number: EL/B2/124

Date: 16 December 1731

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Biester hopes that the Royal Society will consider his experiments to find the longitude at sea from the right ascension of the moon

Reference number
EL/B2/124
Earliest possible date
16 December 1731
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

J Biester

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J Biester, Extract of a letter, from J Biester [to the Royal Society], dated at London, 16 December 1731, EL/B2/124, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b2_124/extract-of-a-letter-from-j-biester-to-the-royal-society-dated-at-london, accessed on 25 June 2024

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