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Letter, 'Of an improvement in refracting telescopes' from John Dollond to James Short

Reference number: L&P/2/421

Date: 21 February 1753

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Subject: Physics/Engineering

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. John Dollond to Mr. James Short, F. R. S. concerning an improvement of refracting telescopes'

Read 1 March 1743

Reference number
L&P/2/421
Earliest possible date
21 February 1753
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Letter, 'Of an improvement in refracting telescopes' from John Dollond to James Short, 21 February 1753, L&P/2/421, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_2_421/letter-of-an-improvement-in-refracting-telescopes-from-john-dollond-to-james-short, accessed on 23 July 2024

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