Reference numberL&P/3/404
TitleLetter, 'Of the meteor of 20 Nov' from William Dutton to Thomas Birch
Date1 December 1759
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the meteor seen at Chigwell Row, in Essex, on the 20th of October 1759: In a letter to the Rev. Dr. Birch, Secretary of the Royal Society, from Mr. William Dutton, Watchmaker in Fleet-Street'

Read 6 December 1759
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1759.0035
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8129Birch; Thomas (1705 - 1766)1705 - 1766
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