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Letter from Hill to John Flamsteed, 29 December 1681 (The date is in the hand of Flamsteed.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3979.4

Scope and Contents

Sent by Flamsteed to Newton with MS Add. 3979/9. Nothing is known of Hill except that he was a Canterbury artificer.


  • 29 December 1681 (The date is in the hand of Flamsteed.)

Conditions Governing Access

Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.


1 folio(s) (f.1 [quarto] paper) : paper

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Related Materials

Another paper in the hand of Hill, 'Observations of the Comet 1680', is at Add.3965, ff.564-65


Corr., vol. II, pp.372-373, n.257; Flamsteed, vol. I, p.784-788, n.403.

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