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ALS to Rev. Charles Morgan

From: Osborn Manuscript Files

ALS to Rev. Charles Morgan

From: Osborn Manuscript Files

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Creator: Folkes, Martin, 1690-1754
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Date: 1724 Jun 23
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Abstract:
Lengthy letter describing his own thwarted attempt to observe the solar eclipse of 1724 and discussing the observations of other scientists, including William Whiston and Edmund Halley. Also sending "a piece of Archimedes" (not present). Accompanied by engraved portrait of Folkes.
Physical Description:
1 L. (4 p.) + 1 engraving ; 32 cm. and smaller
Host Note:
The Osborn Manuscript Files contain single, unbound manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts acquired for the Osborn Collection from various sources at various times.
Folder:
Folder 19542
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 11860839
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