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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01561
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  233 x 190mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  Glasgow
Date:  1764-04-13
Short summary:  Discussion on a geometrical problem; request for information on some scientific works on astronomy and mathematics
Person:  Simson, Robert, 1687-1768, Mathematician, author
Person:  Bamfield, Samuel A., Mathematician, Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  West, William, Mathematician, Clergyman, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  A New Treatise of Astronomy, or Astronomy opened: being a rational and mathematic enquiry into the true principles and nature of astronomy, or frame of our solar system, etc., BAMFIELD. Samuel, 1764. 4o." and "Mathematics. With eleven copper-plates. ... Revised by ... J. Rowe., WEST. William. Rev., of Exeter, London, 1762. 8o. (Book)
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