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William Samuel Stratford: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4236-4238

Scope and Contents

Mainly consist of astronomical calculations, including work relating to Halley's Comet. Also includes some accounts and draft regulations for the London Chemical Society.


  • Creation: 1827-1838


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3 file(s) (3 files paper) : paper

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For the final results of the calculations in MS.Add.4237 see Statford's paper 'On the Elements of the Orbit of Halley's Comet in 1835 and 1836' in the Nautical almanac for 1839 (published 1837), appendix pp. 185-263.
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