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Early Astronomy in 1801.....

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April 07, 1801

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., April 7, 1801.
* Early Astronomer Dr. Herschell death
* Early 19th century Salem Massachusetts

Among the page 3 Deaths is one that reads: In England, Dr. Herschell, the celebrated astronomer, and discover of the new planet, Georgium Sidus. This planet is better known as Uranus. Other news of the day includes: "Destructive Floods" "Nothern Powers" and more. Several interesting advertisements as well. Even waterstaining to most of the but in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War