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Letter, 'Of the same meteor as observed at Hartlepool' from William Cooper to Joseph Banks

Reference number: L&P/8/52

Date: 19 August 1783

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observations on a remarkable meteor seen on the 18th of August, 1783, communicated in a letter to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P.R.S. By William Cooper, D.D. F.R.S. Archdeacon of York'

Read 15 Janury 1784

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L&P/8/52
Earliest possible date
19 August 1783
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Ink on paper
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2 pages
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Manuscript

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William Cooper

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William Cooper, Letter, 'Of the same meteor as observed at Hartlepool' from William Cooper to Joseph Banks, 19 August 1783, L&P/8/52, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_8_52/letter-of-the-same-meteor-as-observed-at-hartlepool-from-william-cooper-to-joseph-banks, accessed on 25 May 2024

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