Reference numberLBO/25/8
Alternative reference numberLBO/25/24
TitleCopy letter from Alexis Claude Clairaut, Paris, to the Royal Society
Description ' Recherches sur la figure des Planetes qui tournent autours de leur Axes, en suppesant que leur Densite varie du Centre a la Surface. '
Includes one page of seven mathematical figures, printed in Philosophical TRansactions No 449 Table 1

Read by the President at the Royal Society on 26 October 1738
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