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Reference numberL&P/2/461
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Of the last transit of Mercury over the Sun; account of Barro's memoir read to the Paris Academy' by James Short
Date1753
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a memoir read at the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, by M. de Barros, a Portuguese gentleman, concerning certain phœnomena observed by him at Paris, in the last transit of Mercury over the Sun: by J. Short, A. M. F. R. S'

Read 13 December 1753
Extent5p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1753.0055
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7447Short; James (1710 - 1768)1710 - 1768
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