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 PANGH, J. P.

15 Dec. 1787, 13.P.4. 

PARKER, George, fourth Earl of Macclesfield (1755–1842)

22 Jan. 1798, 13.M.1. 

PARRY, Caleb Hillier (1755–1822)

6 Sept. 1803, 13.P.5; 30 April 1807, 13.P.6. 

PATON, George

3 April 1812, 13.P.7. 

PEACOCK, James (1738?–1814)

17 Feb. 1795, 1, p. 207. 

PENN, Granville (1761–1844)

12 Feb. 1812, 13.P.11; 24 Feb. 1812, 13.P.12. 

PENN, John (1760–1834)

24 June 1806, 13.P.8; 17 April 1812, 13.P.9; 3 Nov. 1817, 13.P.10.

 

PFAFF, Johann Friedrich (1765–1825)

19 July 1786, 13.P.13. 

PHLANZ, H?

22 March 1785, 13.P.14. 

PIAZZI, Giuseppe (1746–1826)

8 Feb. 1789, 1, pp. 172–73; 10 June 1790,13.P.15; 5 Aug. 1790, 13.P.16; n.d., 13.P.17; 2 Sept. 1801, 13.P.18; 29 Oct. 1801, 1, pp. 244–45; 2 March 1802, 13.P.19; a note concerning a letter of 22 May 1802, 1, p. 249; 4 July 1802, 13.P.20. 

PICOT DE LAPEYROUSE, Philippe, Baron (1744–1818)

n.d., 13.P.21. 

PICTET, Marc-Auguste (1752–1825)

16 Dec. 1787, 13.P.22; 1 Sept. 1798, 13.P.23; 20 April 1799, 13.P.24; 22 June 1801, 13.P.25; 4 Aug. 1801, 13.P.26. 

PIGOTT, Edward (1753–1825)

9 Jun. 1781, 13.P.27; 16/17 Nov. 1781, 13.P.28; 16 Feb. 1783, 13.P.29; 3 March 1783, 1, pp. 68–70; 2 May 1783, 13.P.30; 19 May 1783, 13.P.31; 20 May 1783, 1, pp. 77–79; 22 Nov. 1783, 13.P.32; 28 April 1789, 13.P.33; 15 Jan. 1793, 13.P.34; 22 Oct. 1796, 13.P.35; 7 Nov. 1796, 1, pp. 221–22; 10 Nov. 1796, 13.P.36; 9 Sept. 1799, 13.P.37; 30 Oct. 1806, 13.P.38; 2 Feb. 1807, 13.P.39; 28 Sept. 1807, 13.P.40; 31 Aug. 1811, 13.P.41; 24 Aug. 1817, 13.P.42.

There is also a note by Pigott on a letter from Goodricke, 17 Jan. 1785, 13.G.14. 

PIGOTT, Nathaniel (d. 1804)

17 June 1782, 13.P.43; [1782], 1, pp. 72–74. 

PIOZZI, Hester Lynch (1741–1821)

1 Aug. 1787, 13.P.44. 

PLANTA, Joseph (1744–1827)

14 Jan. 1782, 13.P.45; 9 Oct. 1788, 13.P.46; 3 Nov. 1788, 13.P.47; 10 Aug 1789, 1, pp. 177–78; 17 June 1793, 13.P.48; 18 June 1793, 1, p. 193; 23 Dec. 1797, 13.P.49; 19 Feb. 1798, 13.P.50; 20 Feb. 1798, 1, pp. 226–27; 23 Feb. 1798, 13.P.51; 22 March 1798, 1, pp. 233–34; 23 May 1800, 13.P.52; 28 Jun. 1800, 13.P.53; 16 Jan. 1802, 13.P.54; n.d., 13.P.55. 

POND, John (1767–1836)

7 Aug. 1795, 13.P.56; 29 Dec. 1796, 13.P.57; 22 Aug. 1799, 13.P.59; 22 Oct. [—], 13.P.60; n.d., 13.P.61; n.d., 13.P.62. n.d., 13.P.58; 12 Oct, 1811, 13.P.63. 

POWNALL, Thomas (1722–1805)

n.d., 13.P.64. 

PRICE, Richard (1723–91)

Sept. 1783, 13.P.65; [1783], 1, pp. 86–88. 

PRIESTLEY, Joseph (1733–1804)

12 Aug. 1780, 13.P.66. 

PYE, Henry James (1745–1813)

23 Oct. 1799, 13.P.67; 25 Nov. 1799, 1, pp. 238–39; [1799 or 1800], 1, pp. 239–40. 

RAMSDEN, Jesse (1735–1800)

24 July 1782, 13.R.1. 

RANKING, John

21 Sept. 1815, 1, pp. 294–95; 5 Oct. 1815, 1, p. 295. 

RAUZZINI, Venanzio (1747–1810)

5 April 1807, 13.R.2. 

RASPE, Rudolf Eric (1737–94)

30 March 1789, 13.R.3. 

REES, Abraham (1743–1825)

9 Oct. 1783, 13.R.4. 

ROBERTSON, Abraham (1751–1826)

26 June 1812, 3.1; 2 July 1812, 3.2; 12 Feb. 1813, 3.3; 14 Feb. 1813, 13.R.5; 22 Feb. 1813, 3.4; 19 March 1813, 3.5; 21 March 1813, 13.R.6; 8 April 1813, 3.6; 17 May 1813, 13.R.7.

An enclosure with 3.6: ‘Adjustment of the mirrors of the 10 feet Telescope’. 

ROBERTSON, William (1721–93)

16 May 1786, 1, p. 144. 

ROBINSON, J.

31 Oct. [1795], 13.R.12. 

ROBISON, Charles K. (d. 1846)

30 Jan. 1805, 13.R.11. 

ROBISON, John (1739–1805)

29 Dec. 1796, 13.R.8; 14 April 1804, 13.R.9; n.d., 13.R.10. 

ROCHE, H.

Jan. 1816, 1, p. 296; 17 Jan. 1816, 1, p. 296. 

ROY, William (1726–90)

26 Sept. 1789, 13.R.13. 

RUFFO, Fabrice, Prince de Castelcicala (1755?–1832)

2 May 1813, 13.C.3. 

RUSSELL, John (1745–1806)

12 April 1799, 13.R.15. 

RUSSELL, William (1780–1870)

9 Dec. 1808, 13.R.14. 

SABATIER

22 Aug. 1797, 1, pp. 223–25. 

SARJEANT, Henry

13 April 1786, 13.S.1; 15 May 1786, 13.S.2.

13.S.3 is a note of an observation made by Sarjeant, 23 May 1787, and 13.S.4 is a letter from Sarjeant to CH, 6 Dec. 1795. 

SASTRES, Francesco

2 May 1801, 13.S.7; 24 Jan. 1802, 13.S.8; 23 Aug. 1804, 13.S.5; 13 Nov. 1804, 13.S.6. 

SCHMIDT, Georg Gottlieb (1768–1837)

26 Nov. 1791, 13.S.9; 10 March 1792, 13.S.10; 16 March 1793, 13.S.11. 

SCHROETER, Johann Hieronymus (1745–1816)

2 Feb. 1783, 13.S.12; 27 Feb. 1783, 13.S.13; 31 July 1783, 13.S.14; 14 Jan. 1784, 13.S.15; 17 July 1784, 13.S.16; 27 Oct. 1784, 13.S.17; 7 Feb. 1785, 13.S.18; 1 June 1785, 13.S.19; 20 July 1785, 1, pp. 136–38; 29 Aug. 1785,13.S.21; 12 Sept. 1785, 13.S.20; 14 Sept. 1785, 13.S.22; 29 Oct. 1785, 13.S.23; 22 Nov. 1785, 13.S.24; 24 Jan. 1786, 13.S.25; 28 Feb. 1786, 13.S.26; 20 July 1786, 13.S.27; 20/25 Dec. 1786, 13.S.28; [Feb. 1787], 1, pp. 156–57; 12 Nov. 1787, 13.S.29; 2 May 1788, 13.S.30; 18 June 1788, 13.S.31; 15 Sept.1789, 13.S.32; 31 Jan. 1790, 13.S.33; 12 May 1791, 13.S.34; 8 June 1791, 13.S.35; 16 Dec. 1791, 13.S.36; 2 May 1792, 1, pp. 191–92; 16 Sept. 1792, 13.S.37; 10 Aug. 1793, 13.S.38; 20 Aug. 1793, 1, pp. 195–96; 29 Nov. 1793, 13.S.39; 4 Jan. 1794, 1, pp. 198–99; 30 Sept. 1796, 13.S.42; 30 March 1797, 13.S.43; a note concerning a letter of 22 May 1802, 1, p. 249; 30 Oct. 1802 (attribution uncertain), 13.S.59; 12 Feb. 1803, 13.S.45.

13.S.40, 13.S.41 and 13.S.44 are autograph tracts by Schroeter; another is included with 13.S.29. 13.S.47 is a copy of Schroeter’s account of Harding’s discovery of the planet Juno, sent to WH by G. Best, 22 Sept. 1804.

13.S.48 is a single page, which is not in Schroeter’s hand, but was with his letters. 

SCHUBERT, Friedrich Theodor von (1758–1825)

24 Sept. 1798, 13.S.49. 

SEYFFER, Karl Felix (1762–1822)

9 Feb. 1791, 13.S.53; 11 Feb. 1792, 13.S.54; 9 March 1795, 13.S.55; 1 Dec. 1800, 13.S.56; a note concerning a letter of 22 May 1802, 1, p. 249; n.d., 13.S.57. 

SHAIRP, Walter

9 Dec. 1793, 13.S.51; 9 March 1794, 1, pp. 202–06.

There is also a letter from St Petersburg signed ‘Shairps & Co’, 1 Nov. 1793, 13.S.50. 

SHEPHERD, Antony (1721–96)

12 Dec. 1786, 13.S.52. 

SHORT, Thomas (1711–88)

6 Feb. 1781, 13.S.58. 

SIX, James (d. 1793)

8 June 1782, 13.S.59; Jan. 1785, 13.S.60. 

SMITH, Robert, first Baron Carrington (1752–1838)

19 Sept. 1799, 13.C.4. 

SMITH, William

8 Feb. 1794, 13.S.61; 27 Feb. 1794, 1, pp. 199–201. 

SMYTH, afterwards SMYTH-STUART, John Ferdinand D. (1745–1814)

30 June 1810, 13.S.71. 

SOLTAU, MARTINIUS & SOLTAU, Messrs.

2 May 1800, 13.S.63; 19 May 1800, 13.S.62; 17 Oct. 1800, 13.S.64. 

SONGA, Antonio (fl. 1772–92)

11 Sept. 1792, 13.S.65; 17 Oct. 1792, 13.S.66. 

SOUTHERN, John (1757–1815)

4 May 1800, 13.S.67. 

STANHOPE, Charles, third Earl of Stanhope (1753–1816)

21 May 1802, 13.S.69. 

STANISLAW AUGUSTUS PONIATOWSKI, King of Poland (1732–98)

16 June 1790, 1, p. 188. 

STASGEMANN

6 Jan. 1799, 13.S.68. 

STECHER, Georg Ludwig

25 Dec. 1789, 13.S.70. 

SWARTZ, Olof (1760–1818)

12 Oct. 1814, 1, pp. 292–93. 

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