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1Author:  Dixon, JeremiahRequires cookie*
 Title:  Correspondence and accounts of the Mason and Dixon survey, 1758-1769     
 Dates:  1758-1769 
 Abstract:  The Mason and Dixon Survey Collection at the APS consists of 1.) two volumes relating to their work drawing a border between Pennsylvania and Maryland and 2.) a box of correspondence. The portion of the collection being described here consists of the correspondence. This part of the collection is a box of photostats, mostly from 1761 and 1769, that include field reports and other correspondence.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.M381 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Colonial Politics | Government Affairs | Pennsylvania History | Science and technology | Surveying and Maps 
 Genre:  General Correspondence | Maps and Surveys | Official Government Documents and Records 
 Subjects:  Meteorology. | Surveys. | Transits. 
2Author:  Cope, Thomas D. (Thomas Darlington)Requires cookie*
 Title:  Material on the transit of Venus in 1760, [1760-1761]     
 Dates:  1760-1761 
 Abstract:  This is a microfilm of an early American collection that may be of interest to researchers at the APS and may complement an original manuscript collection at the APS.

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 Call #:  Mss.Film.808 
 Extent:  1 microfilm_reel(s) 
 Genre:  Microfilm Collection 
 Subjects:  Astronomy. | Transits. | Venus (Planet) - Transit - 1760