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Letter, 'A letter on the observation of a luminous arch' from Francis John Hyde Wollaston to Francis Wollaston

Reference number: L&P/9/153

Date: 24 February 1784

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Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from F. J. H. Wollaston (dated Sydney College, Cambridge, February 24, 1784) to the Rev. Francis Wollaston, LL. B. F. R. S'

Read 14 December 1786

Reference number
L&P/9/153
Earliest possible date
24 February 1784
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Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Francis John Hyde Wollaston

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Francis John Hyde Wollaston, Letter, 'A letter on the observation of a luminous arch' from Francis John Hyde Wollaston to Francis Wollaston, 24 February 1784, L&P/9/153, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/l-and-p_9_153/letter-a-letter-on-the-observation-of-a-luminous-arch-from-francis-john-hyde-wollaston-to-francis-wollaston, accessed on 24 July 2024

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