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Paper, 'Eclipse of the Sun 5 August 1766, observed at Newfoundland' by James Cook, communicated by John Bevis

Reference number: L&P/4/386

Date: 05 March 1767

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Subject: Meteorology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An observation of an eclipse of the Sun at the Island of New-found-land, August 5, 1766, by Mr. James Cook, with the longitude of the place of observation deduced from it: Communicated by J. Bevis, M. D. F. R. S'

Read 30 April 1767

Reference number
L&P/4/386
Earliest possible date
05 March 1767
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Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
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Manuscript

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James Cook

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James Cook, Paper, 'Eclipse of the Sun 5 August 1766, observed at Newfoundland' by James Cook, communicated by John Bevis, 05 March 1767, L&P/4/386, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_4_386/paper-eclipse-of-the-sun-5-august-1766-observed-at-newfoundland-by-james-cook-communicated-by-john-bevis, accessed on 01 March 2024

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