Reference numberL&P/1/423
TitleLetter, 'Of a fiery meteor, seen July 14, 1745' [with note from Comwell Mortimer] from G Costard to John Catlin
Date14 July 1745
DescriptionContains small figure.

Subject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Part of letter from the Reverend Mr. Geo. Costard to Mr. John Catlin, concerning a fiery meteor seen in the air on July 14. 1745'

Read 7 November 1745
Physical descriptionLetter on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1744.0099
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8055Mortimer; Cromwell (c 1699 - 1752)c 1699 - 1752
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