Correspondence, 1822-1872.

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Quetelet, Adolphe, 1796-1874. Correspondence, 1822-1872.

Correspondence, 1822-1872.

These are letters to Quetelet primarily on the subject of astronomy (meteorological observations), including charts showing directions of shooting stars.

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