Reference numberL&P/5/169
TitleLetter, 'Of the transit of Venus and the aberration of light' from John Winthrop to Benjamin Franklin
Date6 September 1769
DescriptionContains small figure.

Subejct: Astronomy

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'Extract of a letter from John Winthrop, Esq; F. R. S. Hollisian professor of mathematics and natural philosophy, at Cambridge, N. England; to B. Franklin, LL. D. F. R. S. dated Sept. 6. 1769'

Read 5 April 1770
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1770.0032
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4933Winthrop; John (1714 - 1779)1714 - 1779
NA7974Franklin; Benjamin (1706 - 1790)1706 - 1790
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