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Papers on the Royal Society, 1764

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/306

Scope and Contents

Various loose papers concerning the Royal Society.

1. Dates of meetings of the Board of Longitude and Council of the Royal Society in which James Bradley's papers were mentioned, and a description of attempts by the Royal Society to recover Bradley's observations.

2. Regulations for the execution of the office of Astronomer Royal.

3. Letter from William Kirkby to Mr Da Costa at the Royal Society, 18 September 1764, regarding the death of Nathaniel Bliss, mentioning that the Paper Office has mislaid Flamsteed's appointment.


  • Creation: 1764


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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Finding aid date

2005-11-07 15:20:39+00:00

Includes index.

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