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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-05062
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  199 x 153mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-1b, 2b
Language:  French
Place:  Paris
Date:  1773-05-22
Short summary:  Request for some favours during the addressee's stay in London: request for some tables of corrections on the longitudes on the sea; request for the naval almanach (for 1767 and 1772) and for the philosophical transactions for 1772 if the volume has been printed; inquiry if the author's work on comets has been presented to the Royal Society etc.
Person:  Lalande, Jérôme de, 1732 (Bourg-en-Bresse)-1807 (Paris), Astronomer, author
Person:  Luc, Jean-André de, 1727-1817, Physicist, Geologist, Professor, addressee ?
Person:  Bradley, James, 1692? (Sherbourne, Gloucestershire)-1762, Astronomer, person referred to
Person:  Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 (London)-1811 (Greenwich), Astronomer, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Royal Society (Society)
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