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Letter, from Philip Henry Zollman to John Philip Baratier, dated at London

Reference number: EL/B3/71

Date: 13 February 1738

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Zollman sends the minute from the meeting of the Royal Society held on 26 January translated in French
This stated that nothing could be done for Baratier if he kept his proposal a secret and that the Act of Parliament of 1714, which offered a reward to the person who solved the 'longitude problem', was still in force and would be sent to him

Reference number
EL/B3/71
Earliest possible date
13 February 1738
Page extent
2 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Philip Henry Zollman

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Philip Henry Zollman, Letter, from Philip Henry Zollman to John Philip Baratier, dated at London, 13 February 1738, EL/B3/71, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b3_71/letter-from-philip-henry-zollman-to-john-philip-baratier-dated-at-london, accessed on 13 July 2024

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