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Letter to Sir Joseph Banks

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/43

Scope and Contents

An undated photostat a letter from Nevil Maskelyne to Sir Joseph Banks, 16 April 1781, sending him a specimen of paper that C. Hutton has suggested for the printing of C. Mason's new lunar tables. He also informs Banks that J. Ramsden has promised the new equatorial instrument will be delivered in a week's time, and comments on W. Herschel's discovery of a comet.


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4 page(s)

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Finding aid date

2007-01-30 14:38:29+00:00

Includes index.

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