Letter from Charles Green to P.N. Scott

Made:
1840-10-07
part of archive:
Penn-Gaskell collection of aeronautical posters and handbills
maker:
Green, Charles

Refers to numerous acquaintances, including 'Mr. [Daniel] O'Connell the Irish member ... very talented & scientific'. He (Green) made a balloon ascent the day before 'with Mr. Monk Masson [sic] & 3 other gentlemen ... grand beyond description'. After 1 1/4 hours 'we descended in Lord Torrington's Park in Kent'. Mr. Crawshay witnessed the ascent.

Details

Extent:
230
190
Identifier:
MS/1820/4

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