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Correspondence on transits of Venus, 1760 - 1769

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/184
Scope and Contents A packet of letters and other items sewn together into one volume and entitled 'The Rev Mr Maskelyne's Letters, relating to the transit of Venus in 1761 and 1769 &c &c'.1. Maskelyne to Charles Mason giving instructions on observing Venus' transit and financial arrangements on board the 'Sea Horse', addressed c/o Captain Smith, 29 November 1760.2. Translations by Maskelyne of two papers by Alexandre Pingré:i. 'Memoires de l'Academic Royales des Sciences', 1761, p....
Dates: 1760 - 1769
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