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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-00909
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  189 x 113mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1847-10-23
Short summary:  Name of the newly discovered planet "Flora" with the "Rose of England" as an emblem; expressions of sorrow for having missed to immediately inform several persons of the discovery; observed positions of "Flora"
Person:  Hind, John Russell, 1823-1895, Astronomer, author
Person:  Reade, J.B., Clergyman, addressee
Person:  Herschel, John Frederick William, Sir 1st Baronet, 1792 (Slough)-1871 (Hawkhurst, Kent), Astronomer, Physicist, person referred to
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