Reference numberL&P/2/387
TitleLetter, 'Of the transit of Mercury over the Sun at Antigua 6 May 1753' from William Shervington to Benjamin Franklin
Date20 June 1753
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter of Mr. William Shervington to Benjamin Franklin, Esq; of Philadelphia, concerning the transit of Mercury over the sun, on the 6 of May 1753, as observed in the Island of Antigua: Communicated by Mr. Peter Collinson, F. R. S'

Read 15 November 1753
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1753.0048
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7974Franklin; Benjamin (1706 - 1790)1706 - 1790
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