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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the meteor seen at Chigwell Row, in Essex, on the 20th of October 1759: In a letter to the Rev. Dr. Birch, Secretary of the Royal Society, from Mr. William Dutton, Watchmaker in Fleet-Street'

Read 6 December 1759

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01 December 1759
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Letter, 'Of the meteor of 20 Nov' from William Dutton to Thomas Birch, 01 December 1759, L&P/3/404, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 24 July 2024

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