Reference numberL&P/5/141
TitleLetter, 'The transit of Mercury' from John Winthrop to Nathaniel Bliss
Date20 June 1763
DescriptionSubject: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Observation of the transit of Mercury over the Sun, October 25, 1743. In a letter to Professor Bliss, late Astronomer Royal and F. R. S. from John Winthrop, F. R. S. Professor of Astronomy in Cambridge, New England'

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Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1769.0067
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4933Winthrop; John (1714 - 1779)1714 - 1779
NA1276Bliss; Nathaniel (1700 - 1764)1700 - 1764
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