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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01173
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  226 x 190mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-2b
Language:  English
Place:  Greenwich
Date:  1786-07-03
Short summary:  Information on having presented two papers (one on determining the orbits of the planets) of a Mr. Minto to the Royal Society, short comments on them and their shortcomings, recommendation to recall them before they are decided upon
Person:  Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 (London)-1811 (Greenwich), Astronomer, author
Person:  Minto, Walter, 1753-1796, Mathematician, Astronomer, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Addressed to the Earl of Buchan. Document pasted on cardboard together with Waller Ms gb-001174
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