Reference numberL&P/4/264
TitleLetter, 'Of a sondiell' from Charles Webb to George Parker
Date20 April 1765
DescriptionDescription of use of sundial, for time-keeping and astronomical purposes. Signed 'Brother Charles Webb, Fraire [sic] Reculois Anglois... Order of St Francis' - likely member of the order of the Franciscan order of the Recollets established in colonial Trois-Rivieres, New-France [Quebec, Canada]. New France had become English two years prior and the British authorities would bannish the order ten years later.

Subject: Engineering

Read 2 May 1765
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7562Parker; George (c 1697 - 1764); 2nd Earl of Macclesfield; astronomer and politicianc 1697 - 1764
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