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Reference numberL&P/5/1
LevelItem
TitleLetters, 'The approaching transit of Venus (includes copy of letter from the Empress Catherine to Count Orlow from Moscow)' from James Short to Matthew Maty
Date14 January 1768
DescriptionContains a letter from Catherine the Great to Count Orlow, Director of the Acdemy of Sciences at Petersburg, dated 3 March 1767.

Subject: Astronomy

Read 14 January 1768.
Extent7p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA4514Maty; Matthew (1718 - 1776)1718 - 1776
NA7447Short; James (1710 - 1768)1710 - 1768
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