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Miscellaneous papers, not written by Bradley, Written in 1732-1766

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MS. Bradley 47

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Miscellaneous papers, not written by Bradley, the chief of which are:
  1. Fol. 2. Astronomical observations, 1742-62
  2. Fol. 39. Diagrams of the comets of Feb.-Mar. 1741/2 and (fol. 48) of Apr. 1748
  3. Fol. 54. 'Methodes pour trouver les Longitudes en mer': beg. 'Si les corps cælestes nous fournissent.'
  4. Fol. 63. A method of finding a meridian line by shadows, by James Fynes of Magdalen College, Oxford (1755 ?)
  5. Fol. 79. 'An essay on the Sun's Parallax', by Will. Miles, 16 Dec. 1742
  6. Fol. 92. Papers by Rich. Green about an instrument for measuring angles and distances, 1759
  7. Fol. 99. 'Augmentum gravitatis Londinum inter & Upsaliam ex motu Penduli isochroni determinatum ab Andrea Celsio Astr. Prof. Upsal.', 1743 (?)
  8. Fol. 126. 'A calculation of the solar eclipse, Augst. 5th, 1766, for Greenwich.'
  9. Fol. 144. Letters from M. Raper, 26 Aug. 1753, and (fol. 146) the earl of Macclesfield, 23 Dec. 1743
  10. Fol. 150. 'Observations made on board the Chatham yacht Aug. 30 & 31 & Septr. 1, 1732 ...', by John Hadley (?)
  11. Fol. 152. 'Observations on the Comet 1743/4 at Philadelphia.'

Dates

  • Written in 1732-1766

Extent

154 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • English
  • French
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Bradley 47

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. III, no. 16453

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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