The Resource 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 .., (microform)

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 .., (microform)

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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 ..
Title
Letters relating to the transit of Mercury over the sun, which is to happen May 6, 1753
Title remainder
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 ..
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 7038
  • 983
  • 574
Citation source
  • Evans
  • Ford, W.C. Broadsides
  • Miller, C.W. Franklin
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1691-1756
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Alexander, James
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
handbooks
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  • 1706-1790
  • 1688-1768
  • 1714-1779
  • 1693-1756
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  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • L'Isle, Joseph Nicolas de
  • Winthrop, John
  • La Gallissonnière, Roland-Michel Barrin
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  • Astronomy
  • Mercury (Planet)
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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 .., (microform)
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  • A letter from James Alexander to Benjamin Franklin, accompanied by translations of letters from the Marquis de la Gallissonnière 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]2
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Color
black and white
Control code
aas99001205
Dimensions
(fol.)
Dimensions
4x6 in. or 11x15 cm.
Emulsion on film
diazo
Extent
4 p.
Form of item
microfiche
Generation
service copy
Positive negative aspect
negative
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normal reduction
Reproduction note
Microfiche.
Specific material designation
microfiche
System control number
(Sirsi) BGX-1281
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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 .., (microform)
Publication
Note
  • A letter from James Alexander to Benjamin Franklin, accompanied by translations of letters from the Marquis de la Gallissonnière 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]2
Base of film
safety base undetermined
Color
black and white
Control code
aas99001205
Dimensions
(fol.)
Dimensions
4x6 in. or 11x15 cm.
Emulsion on film
diazo
Extent
4 p.
Form of item
microfiche
Generation
service copy
Positive negative aspect
negative
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
--
ReductionRatioRange
normal reduction
Reproduction note
Microfiche.
Specific material designation
microfiche
System control number
(Sirsi) BGX-1281

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