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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Account of the transit of Mercury, observed at Norriton, in Pennsylvania, Nov. 9. 1769 agreeable to an appointment of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge'

Read 13 December 1770

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19 December 1769
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Paper, 'Observations of the transit of Mercury at Norrington' by William Smith et al, 19 December 1769, L&P/5/199, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 15 June 2024

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