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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-33:097
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  231 x 182mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1818-01-10
Short summary:  Sending parcel for Mr Gilbert, and the correct formula (after Cagnoli), for computing the aberration of light on the declination of the fixed stars.
Person:  Colby, Thomas Frederick, 1784 (Rochester)-1852 (New Brighton), Surveyor, Army officer, author
Person:  Lee, Stephen, -1835, Librarian, Secretary, addressee
Person:  Cagnoli, Antonio, 1743-1816, Mathematician, Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Gilbert, Davies, 1767 (St. Erth, Cornwall)-1839 (Eastbourne), Member of Parliament, Natural scientist, Antiquary, person referred to ?
Person:  Mudge, William, 1762 (Plymouth)-1820 (London), Surveyor, person referred to ?
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