|Title||Letter from Reuben Burrow, Greenwich, to the Royal Society|
|Date||26 January 1775|
|Description||Forwarding the observations he and Nevil Maskelyne made in relation to Schiehallion.|
The observations were to determine the earth's density by measuring the deviation of a plumb line produced by the gravitational attraction of the mountain Schiehallion in Perthshire, and by observing stars near the zenith on both the north and south sides of the mountain.
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|NA5553||Maskelyne; Nevil (1732 - 1811)||1732 - 1811|