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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-25:040
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  225 x 187mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b, 2b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1836-05-24
Short summary:  Prices of telescopes. Too busy to make one. Dr. Scott on Beford Square owns one by Tulley, reinstalled as a Cassegrain by Crichton of Ipswich. A second hand 3,5 foot refractor, made by the author, is for sale by a gentleman, who has purchased a 5 feet telescope.
Person:  Dollond, George, 1774 (London)-1852 (Camberwell), Optician, author
Person:  Beesley, Alfred, 1800?-1847 (Banbury), Antiquary, addressee
COMMENTS
Comments:  Jottings in other hand on 2b. - The instrument making families Tulley and Crichton were large and the individual makers has not been identified in this case.
Connected records:  Waller Ms alb-25:131
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