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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.00046
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0006] January-May 1773 
Title Andrew Oliver to Henry Knox returning a copy of the Nautical Almanac
Date 28 March 1773
Author Oliver, Andrew (1731-1799)  
Recipient Knox, Henry  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Returns a copy of the Nautical Almanac for 1774 because it is missing pages containing calculations of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites for the month of May. He wishes to exchange it for a complete one. Oliver was one of the founders of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Philosophical Society. He published an "Essay on Comets" the previous year.
Subjects Journalism  Finance  Maritime  Book Selling  Science and Technology  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  
People Oliver, A. (Andrew) (1731-1799)  Knox, Henry (1750-1806)  
Place written Salem, Massachusetts
Theme Merchants & Commerce; Science, Technology, Invention; Arts & Literature
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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