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Letter from Sir George Biddell Airy to Stephen Jackson, 25 Aug. 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/11

Scope and Contents

Dr Davy allows Jackson to come into residence at Cambridge; Airy's experiments not going well (Polcoath Experiment - density of the earth)


  • Creation: 25 Aug. 1828


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Winifred A. Myers (Autographs) Ltd., 1990

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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