Quote by: David Rittenhouse

But Dr. Smith says, and I believe it to be a true state of the case, that he himself gave a course of Lectures in Natural Philosophy, during the same winter, and that the money raised by them was also applied towards paying for the Orrery.

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Author Bio

  • NameDavid Rittenhouse
  • DescriptionAmerican astronomer
  • BornApril 8, 1732
  • DiedJune 26, 1796
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionAstronomer; Mathematician
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society