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Letter and Latin ode from Bartholomew de Sanctis, 1823-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 430-443

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: 1823-12-20


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3 folio(s) (3 ff.) : Paper

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Original geographic information

London [destination]

Original geographic information

London [origination]

Finding aid date

2012-05-28 09:37:02+00:00


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