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Reference numberMS/426/565
Alternative reference numberMS/426 p128
LevelItem
TitleCopy letter from Edward Sabine, Treasurer of the Royal Society; to Padre Secchie
Date14 April 1856
DescriptionInforms that the beautiful drawings on Copernicus on 3 April. This was followed by a reading of a paper comparing the drawings of Copernicus with that of Gassendi by Sir John Phillips, who is interested in the delineations of the moon's surface. All agreed it would be desirable to send the drawings to those with large telescopes. Asks for the best way to have copies, assuring the expenses will be offset by the Royal Society. Failing that, ask if copies can be made at the Royal Society, either by photography or engraving.
Extent1p
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1856.0025
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA7560Phillips; John (1800 - 1874)1800 - 1874
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