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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-77:190
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  234 x 187mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  2b
Language:  English
Place:  Kensington
Date:  1832-11-30
Short summary:  Accompanying letter to the President of the Royal Society on sending a communication on the "Atmosphere of the Planet Mars".
Person:  South, James, Sir, 1785-1867, Astronomer, author
Person:  Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, 1773 (Buckingham Palace)-1843 (Kensington Palace), addressee
Person:  Rømer, Ole Christensen, 1644 (Århus)-1710 (København), Astronomer, Physicist, Engineer, person referred to
Person:  Cassini, Jean-Dominique, 1625 (Perinaldo)-1712, Astronomer, person referred to ?
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Royal Society (Society)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Observatory, Kensington (Institution)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 2
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1832-12-05 (around)
Short summary:  Note of reception and of answer to letter by James South
Person:  Children, John George, 1777 (Tunbridge)-1852 (Halstead Place, Kent), Scientist, author
Person:  Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, 1773 (Buckingham Palace)-1843 (Kensington Palace), person referred to
Person:  South, James, Sir, 1785-1867, Astronomer, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Royal Society. President (Society)
COMMENTS
Comments:  The letter is written on 2b. On 1a is a note by the secretary of the Royal Society, John George Children, on the receipt of and the answer to the letter.
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