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Autograph letters signed (10, one incomplete), and autograph document signed : Paris, to various recipients, including General Calon, M. Le Chevalier, M. Villar, and M. Vallogne, 1780 June 7-1803. Anteprima di questo documento
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Autograph letters signed (10, one incomplete), and autograph document signed : Paris, to various recipients, including General Calon, M. Le Chevalier, M. Villar, and M. Vallogne, 1780 June 7-1803.

Autore: Pierre François André Méchain; James R Houghton; John Macomber
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Manuscript   Archival Material : French
Banca dati:WorldCat
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Concerning his cartographical work, his astronomical observations, and his geodetic measurements which determined the metric unit of length. The letter of 1780 June 7 concerns the cartographical position of Danzig and contains an analysis of various astronomical observations of La Hire, Hevelius, Cassini, Thomas Streete, and Halley; the letter of 1783 Sept. 3 contains a detailed account of his observation of a lunar  Per saperne di più…
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Persona incaricata: J B J Delambre; Giovanni Domenico Cassini; Edmond Halley; Johan Hevelius; Laurent de La Hire; Thomas Streete
Tipo materiale: Manuscript
Tipo documento: Book, Archival Material
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Pierre François André Méchain; James R Houghton; John Macomber
Numero OCLC: 270871515
Note: Some with addresses.
Descrizione: 11 items (28 p.) ; 24.7 cm.

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Concerning his cartographical work, his astronomical observations, and his geodetic measurements which determined the metric unit of length. The letter of 1780 June 7 concerns the cartographical position of Danzig and contains an analysis of various astronomical observations of La Hire, Hevelius, Cassini, Thomas Streete, and Halley; the letter of 1783 Sept. 3 contains a detailed account of his observation of a lunar eclipse. Other letters concern his attempts to make geodetic measurements in southern France and Spain in order to establish the length of the meter. With frequent references to his partner Delambre.

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