Sanctis, Bartholomew de, fl1823 - 1825 (physician and mathematician)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Sent by Bartholomew de Sanctis to the Board of Longitude.
Letter from de Sanctis to the Board of Longitude outlining his astronomical observations and enclosing a Latin ode. He refers to the Board as 'the Scientific Protectors of the British Navigation, as Castor and Pollux were of the old Ships of Greece and Rome'. Addressed from Crown Tavern, Vinegar Yard, Drury Lane Theatre.
Outlining the results of his experiments and observations. The letter is addressed from Portman Square; de Sanctis however remarks that he is ‘without home (sweet home!)’.
Concerning his observations on refraction and his new experiments on 'the fluid portable horizon'. Marked 'Third and last'.
Originally enclosing an article from an Italian journal on the Ephemeris of Venus.
Concerning 'Ludlan's method of taking double altitude of celestial beings' and also his own experiments.