Sharp, Abraham, 1651 - 1742 (mathematician)
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
'Fixarum planetarumque observationes Arcu Murali' ('Observations of the fixed stars and of the planets with the Mural Arc'), 10 September 1689 - 17 January 1691, with a note dated 5 November 1712, 115 folios. The writing is mainly in Abraham Sharp's hand, but those of Flamsteed and another author also appear. The volume includes notes on the pole star, errors of the mural arc (95v-97r), tables of Jupiter (98r-102r), notes on the tides (111v), and sketch portraits (3v, 81v, 113v).
Lunar and planetary calculations and tables, 423 folios (foliated continuously). The writing is in the hands of Flamsteed, Abraham Sharp and others
Lunar, planetary and stellar calculations by Flamsteed, Abraham Sharp and Abraham Ryley, 454 folios (foliated continuously). Some of the lunar calculations are on the backs of records of court cases in Derbyshire.
A negative microfilm made by the Public Record Office of RGO 1/34, a guardbook of letters from Abraham Sharp to John Flamsteed, 1702-1719.
'Apographa' ('Exact copies'), third part: 'Observationes Britan-nicae Regiae' made between January 1704 and November 1715, mainly in Joseph Crosthwait's hand, 131 folios. The volume includes biographical notes (front board to 2r), and eclipse and other data obtained from Stephen Gray, Abraham Sharp and William Derham (passim).