|Title||Paper, 'A true copy of a paper found, in the handwriting of Sir Isaac Newton, among the papers of the late Dr Halley containing a description of an Instrument for observing the distance form the Fixt Stars at Sea' by Isaac Newton|
|Description||Concerning 'An instrument for observing the distance of the moon from the fixt stars at sea'. Includes a coloured figure|
Note on the back of the figure states;
'The Original given by Mr Jones, is inserted among the Vouchers of the Commercium Epistolicum, formerly presented by the same Gentleman'.
Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A true copy of a paper found, in the hand writing of Sir Isaac Newton, among the papers of the late Dr. Halley, containing a description of an instrument for observing the Moon's distance from the fixt stars at sea.'
Read 28 October 1742.
|Physical description||Ink on paper and plate, |
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1742.0039|
|Related records in the catalogue||L&P/1/120/1|
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|NA8414||Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician||1642 - 1727|