Reference numberLBO/3/18
Alternative reference numberLBO/3/34
TitleCopy letter of Edward Brown to his father
Date3 March 1669
Description 'Concerning a Parelia seen in Hungary 3 March style novo 1668/1669

' Sir I received the accompt of the 2 Parelias (seen in Hungary, the one last Easterday, the other the 30 of January last) from a learned person, Father Michel a Jesuit, who lives at Presbury, but is now in this city. You may, if you please, have the figure better drawne, and send it to my honoured friend Mr Oldenburg.

Edward Browne

This is the jesuits accompt

Visum Anno 1669 die 30 Jan. hora prima a meridie in Hungaria supra Civitaten Cassoviensem
Cassoviae Anno 1669 30 Jan. hora prima pomeridiana supra ipsum civitatem visi soles parhelij sive laterales duo penes verum solem; eerant illi ita lucidi, ut libero aspici non potuerint, Orientalis fuit minor, caepitque minus citius ; quo deficiente augebatur occidentalis, projectisque radijs longissimis, aliquot horis permansit, et visus fuit - Conspectae et aliquot irides in aere, a nubibus purgato, levissimis ramen et rarissimis insperso nebulis ; spectati et arcus aliquot lucidi. '

2 original drawings attached, ink with watercolour size 210.5 mm high x 150 mm wide; 200.5 mm high x 150 mm wide
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