Reference numberL&P/1/153
TitleLetters, 'Astronomical observations at Peking' from Theodoricus Pedrini and Antonius Gogeisl [Anton Gogeisl] to John Hodgson
Date8 November 1742
Description8 pages in Latin and 6 pages in English.
Anton Gogeisl or [ 鮑友管 / 鲍友管 ] was a German Jesuit missionary who led a mission to China and served as Assistant Director at the Beijing Observatory for 26 years.

Subject: Astronomy

Read 27 January 1742.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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