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Letters relating to the transit of Mercury over the sun, which is to happen May 6, 1753 1 edition

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Alexander, James

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Letters relating to the transit of Mercury over the sun, which is to happen May 6, 1753.
Sir, What put me upon giving you the trouble of this, was, the sight which a few days ago I had of some letters from the Royal Academy of Sciences, at Paris, with directions for observing in Canada, the end of a transit of Mercury over the sun ..

Published 1753 by Printed by Benjamin Franklin in [Philadelphia .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

A letter from James Alexander to Benjamin Franklin, accompanied by translations of letters from the Marquis de la Gallissonnie re and a memorial drawn up by Joseph-Nicholaus Delisle. Cf. Miller.

Title from caption title and first lines of text.

Erroneously attributed to Professor John Winthrop of Harvard by Ford.

Imprint supplied by Miller. Mistakenly described as a Boston imprint by Evans and Ford.

Signatures: [A]℗ø.

Evans 7038.

Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 983.

Miller, C.W. Franklin, 574.

Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 7038)

Series
Early American imprints -- no. 7038.

The Physical Object

Format
Microform
Pagination
4 p.

ID Numbers

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OL14609569M

History

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