Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719

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First astronomer royal.

From the description of Autograph document signed : to the Office of Ordnance, 1715 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512435

From the description of Receipt signed : Greenwich, ordering payment to Henry Howell, 1693 Jun. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538667

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referencedIn Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. Newton papers [microform]. Indiana University
referencedIn Royal Society (Great Britain). Early Letters and Classified Papers, 1606-1740. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Royal Greenwich Observatory. John Flamsteed Papers, 1638-1725. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Stearne, Robert. A collection of geographical, astronomical, and astrological problems : corrected from the observations communicated to the Royal Society's of London and Paris ; also the Theory of the tides / from Sir Isaac Newton's Works ; likewise an attempt to assign the physical cause of the trade winds and monsoons / by Doct[o]r Edm[on]d Halley. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Royal Observatory, Greenwich. James Bradley Papers (including Nathaniel Bliss Papers), 1723-1804. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ampère, André-Marie, 1775-1836. Ampère manuscript collection, 1795-1830. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719. Autograph document signed : to the Office of Ordnance, 1715 Jun. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Royal Greenwich Observatory. William Henry Mahoney Christie Papers, 1878-1940. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719. Receipt signed : Greenwich, ordering payment to Henry Howell, 1693 Jun. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vertue, George, 1684-1756. Johannes Flamsteedius : Derbiensis astronomiae professor regius : engraving, 1719. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719. The description and uses of an instrument for finding ye true places of ye sun & Jupitor [sic] with the eclipses of 4's [i.e. Jupiter's] satellites and their configurations at all times by John Flamsteed. American Primers
referencedIn Brasch, Frederick E. (Frederick Edward), 1875-1967,. The Frederick E. Brasch collection of Sir Isaac Newton manuscripts and related materials on the history of scientific thought, 1684-1949. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719. Documents. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Autograph File, F, 1447-1994. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sir Isaac Newton: Papers, 1612-1886 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Critical prose and journalism, 1927 to 2003 St John's College, Oxford
creatorOf Epps, James, 1773-1839. [Astronomical tables]. US Naval Observatory, James M. Gilliss Library
referencedIn Royal Greenwich Observatory. Nevil Maskselyne Papers, ca. 1743-ca. 1822. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers of David Gregory (1661-1708), 1507-1706 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719. [Record and letter book by the followers of John Lacy, the pseudo-prophet [manuscript] : dealing with spiritualistic matters, and including extracts from letters of "Brother Timothy" and others, and addresses etc. of Lacy]. McGill University Library
referencedIn Papers of James Gregory the elder, David Gregory (1661-1708) and David Gregory (1712-1765), 1662-1760 University of St Andrews
referencedIn Papers of Professor James Gregory (1638-1675), the Elder, 17th century-18th century Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Herschel, William, Sir, 1738-1822. Astronomical papers, 1796-1805. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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associatedWith Ampère, André-Marie, 1775-1836. person
associatedWith Brasch, Frederick E. (Frederick Edward), 1875-1967, person
associatedWith Crosthwait, Joseph. person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Graves, Robert Ranke, 1895-1985 person
associatedWith Gregory, James; Gregory, David; Pringle, Francis; Wood, George; Sanders, W. person
associatedWith Herschel, William, Sir, 1738-1822. person
associatedWith Howell, Henry, person
associatedWith Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727. person
associatedWith Papers of James Gregory the elder, David Gregory, 1661-1708 and David Gregory, 1712-1765 person
associatedWith Royal Greenwich Observatory. corporateBody
associatedWith Royal Observatory, Greenwich. corporateBody
associatedWith Royal Society (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Sir Isaac Newton person
associatedWith Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, person
associatedWith Stearne, Robert. person
associatedWith Vertue, George, 1684-1756. person
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Birth 1646-08-19

Death 1719-12-31

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