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Observations of a comet seen on 29 February 1731 whilst on board the ship 'The Monmouth' heading for St Helena island in the south Atlantic

Reference number
EL/D2/59
Earliest possible date
17 March 1731
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

John Dove

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John Dove, Letter, from John Dove to Edmond Halley, 17 March 1731, EL/D2/59, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_d2_59/letter-from-john-dove-to-edmond-halley, accessed on 21 April 2024

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