Letters. 1878.


Letters. 1878.

A.L.S. (1878 July 22, Ann Arbor) concerning contributions to a statue of Le Verrier, and A.L.S. (1878 Aug. 14, Ann Arbor) reporting the discovery of a planet Le Verrier had predicted, both to Fizeau.

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