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Reference numberMM/10/109
LevelItem
TitleCopy Letter from George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield and President of the Royal Society to the Duke of Newcastle
Date5 July 1760
DescriptionConcerning the draft Memorial addressed to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, regarding the necessity of sending expeditions to view the Transit of Venus in 1761, and a request for financial assistance, which he would like the Duke to see before he submits it
Extent3 sheets
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionPaper, ink
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7562Parker; George (c 1697 - 1764); 2nd Earl of Macclesfieldc 1697 - 1764
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