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Board of Longitude


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Letter from José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos, 1827-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 370-371
Scope and Contents

Informing the Board of Longitude that he had sent a printed copy (in Portuguese) of his 'theory of the universe founded on the fluctuation of the satellites and the anti-gravitation of the sun'. He also mentions that as a Portuguese national he had studied astronomy in Europe, and laments the difficulty of pursuing it in Brazil.

Dates: 1827-07-04
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