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Letters from José Victorino dos Santos e Souza Mattos, 1827

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 369-372a

Scope and Contents

Two letters to the Board of Longitude concerning his theory of the universe founded on the fluctuation of the satellites and the anti-gravitation of the sun. Sent from Rio de Janeiro, where he worked as a professor of descriptive geometry at the Real Academia Militar.


  • Creation: 1827


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4 folio(s) (4 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials



Santos e Souza Mattos, José Victorino dos

Finding aid date

2011-12-14 17:44:36+00:00

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