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Copy of a letter, from Isaac Newton, Hans Sloane, Richard Mead, Edmond Halley, and Abraham Hill to John Flamsteed, dated at Crane Court

Reference number: EL/N1/64

Date: 01 January 1712

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Original was dated 3 July 1712 and signed by Isaac Newton, Hans Sloane, Richard Mead, Edmond Halley, Abraham Hill

States that the committee had not received Flamsteed's astronomical observations for the previous year and that he should send them immediately in accordance with the Queen's direction of 12 December 1710

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EL/N1/64
Earliest possible date
01 January 1712
Page extent
1 page
Format
Manuscript

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Isaac Newton, Richard Mead, Abraham Hill, Hans Sloane, Edmond Halley, Copy of a letter, from Isaac Newton, Hans Sloane, Richard Mead, Edmond Halley, and Abraham Hill to John Flamsteed, dated at Crane Court, 01 January 1712, EL/N1/64, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_n1_64/copy-of-a-letter-from-isaac-newton-hans-sloane-richard-mead-edmond-halley-and-abraham-hill-to-john-flamsteed-dated-at-crane-court, accessed on 21 July 2024

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