Reference numberEL/L6/13
TitleLetter, from Colin McLaurin to Edmond Halley, dated at College of New Aberdeen
CreatorMaclaurin; Colin (1698-1746); professor of mathematics, Edinburgh
Date9 December 1720
DescriptionConcerning the review of his book which was to be published in 'Philosophical Transactions'; hopes to be able to report on the degree of longitude at Aberdeen when he acquires better instruments
Read to the Royal Society on 12 January 1721
Place originMarischal College, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Origin coordinates57.14369, -2.09814
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Access statusOpen
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
NA8377MacLaurin; Colin (1698 - 1746)1698 - 1746
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