Reference numberL&P/2/247
TitlePaper, 'Mentions sending to R.S. [Royal Society] two vols in Chinese, one of logarithms, one of lunar & solar Newtonian tables; also new astronomical tables for 1746-7' by Augustin Hallersten
Date18 September 1750
DescriptionFour pages in Latin and seven pages of English translation. Contains astronomical tables and a plate.
Ferdinand Augustin Hallerstein or [ 刘松龄], was a Jesuit missionary from Carniola [modern-day Slovenia], who served at the Beijing Observatory and demographer, cartographer.

Subject: Astronomy/Physics

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from the Reverend Father Augustin Hallerstein, of the Society of Jesus, President of the Astronomical College at Pekin in China, to Dr. Mortimer, Sec. R. S. Translated from the Latin by Tho. Stack, M. D. & F. R. S'

Read 19 December 1751
Physical descriptionInk on paper and plate
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1751.0051
Related records in the catalogueL&P/2/247/1
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