Reference numberEL/L6/59
TitleLetter, from James Logan to Edmond Halley, dated at Pennsylvania
CreatorLogan; James (1674-1751); Irish-born American statesman; scholar; fourteenth Mayor of Philadelphia
Date25 May 1732
DescriptionAccount of a quadrant designed by Thomas Godfrey, a glazier, for measuring the distance between the moon and stars
Figure of quadrant attached
Place originPennsylvania, United States of America
Origin coordinates40.27245, -76.90567
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Access statusOpen
CopiesColour tiff of whole letter
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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