CollectionGeorge III Calendar
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from John Baptist to George III
Date 19 August 1772
WriterBaptist, John
AddresseeGeorge III, King
DescriptionJohn Baptist Scrivener presents to George III the 5th Circulary Sheet of the Royal Military Order (GEO/MAIN/1375-1376 - enclosed). He asks His Majesty to give his attention to the articles marked with red lines, including one concerning the distance of the sun from the earth, demonstrated by the Quadrature of the Circle. He also mentions an article in the Circulary Sheet which refers to the approval of the King of France and the Marchal of Saxe.
Place of WritingEagle Street Red Lion Square facing the Eagle
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Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper; mounted
RepositoryRoyal Archives
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