W0380 [DR.] CALVIN MCQUESTEN'S GEOMETRICAL ASTRONOMY SKETCHES OF A SOLAR ECLIPSE
Jun 16 1825
To: Calvin McQuesten Bradford Academy Bradford, New Hampshire
From: Bradford, New Hampshire
W0380 to W0388 consists of:
A TITLE PAGE: MR. CALVIN MCQUESTEN, and 9 pages of geometrical drawings and calculations of the astronomical event of a solar eclipse. Other names listed on the sketches are, Jacob Batchelder, John Sparling, Cunningham and Gentle.
These are a series of drawings or geometrical designs made with a protractor set which appear to be connected with a solar eclipse. These drawings have not been digitized as images on this site. Calvin McQuesten was a student at Bradford Academy during 1825 and 1826. The "Solar Eclipse Calendar." December 8, 2003, states: "Last calendar year where there were two Annular-Total Solar Eclipses was in 1825. There was an annular-total solar eclipse on 16 June and one on December 9, 1825." solareclipsewebpages.users.btopenworld.com/ SECalendar_files/SECalendar.PDF