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Charles Mason (Oakridge Lynch, Gloucestershire, April 1728– Philadelphia, October 25, 1786) was an English astronomer who made significant contributions to 18th-century science and American history, particularly through his involvement with the survey of the Mason-Dixon line, which came to mark the division between the northern and southern United States (1764-1768).

From the guide to the Correspondence and accounts of the Mason and Dixon survey, 1758-1769, 1758-1769, (American Philosophical Society)

Epithet: astronomer

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Thomas Darlington Cope was a physicist and a historian of science.

From the guide to the Thomas Darlington Cope papers, 1945-1957, 1945-1957, (American Philosophical Society)

Physicist and historian of science Thomas Darlington Cope received his A.B. (1903) and Ph.D. (1915) from the University of Pennsylvania; he became an instructor and later professor there from 1906-1952. He also studied at the University of Berlin (1912-1913) under Max Planck.

From the guide to the Thomas Darlington Cope papers, ca. 1909-1964, Circa 1909-1964, (American Philosophical Society)

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referencedIn Vol. V (ff. 255). D.includes:ff.1-3 Francis Dale, of Hoxton; brother of S Dale, physician and apothecary: Letters to T. Birch: 1733, 1751.ff. 5-45 Samuel Dale, physician and apothecary, of Braintree: Letters to T. Birch: 1736-1738.ff. 46-66, 67 (... British Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Journal of Mason and Dixon. 1763 - 1768. Journal of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Journal of Mason and Dixon. 1763 - 1768. Journal of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon
creatorOf Minutes and papers of the Mason and Dixon survey, 1760-1768, 1760-1768 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Joseph Shippen letterbook, 1763-1773, 1763-1773 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Journal during the survey of the Pennsylvania-Maryland line, 1763-1768, 1763-1768 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Cope, Thomas Darlington, 1880-1964. Papers, 1926-1960. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
creatorOf Thomas Darlington Cope papers, ca. 1909-1964, Circa 1909-1964 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Thomas Darlington Cope papers, 1945-1957, 1945-1957 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscript Maps, 1747-1948 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Correspondence and accounts of the Mason and Dixon survey, 1758-1769, 1758-1769 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Journal of Mason and Dixon
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associatedWith Carson, John Renshaw, 1887-1940 person
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associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
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associatedWith Engelhardt, Viktor person
associatedWith Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732-1811 person
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associatedWith Shippen, Joseph, 1732-1810 person
associatedWith Swann, W. F. G., (William Francis Gray), 1884-1962 person
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Birth 1733-07-27

Death 1779-01-22

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