Reference numberMC/1/143
TitleLetter from William Pearson, 6 Compton Terrace, Islington, to [Sir Humphry Davy], President of the Royal Society
Date12 April 1826
DescriptionRequesting permission to use some plates depicting the principal instruments for astronomical observations from volumes of 'Philosophical Transactions' for Pearson's upcoming second volume on 'Practical Astronomy'. References Mr Turnell as his current engraver.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8200Davy; Sir; Humphry (1778 - 1829); chemist1778 - 1829
NA6517Pearson; William (1767 - 1847)1767 - 1847
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