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Re: 1733 - The First Known Sighting? - Manson

From: Rosa Manson <rosamanson@aol.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 07:15:40 EST
Fwd Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 15:56:04 -0500
Subject: Re: 1733 - The First Known Sighting? - Manson

>From: Eustaquio Andrea Patounas <socex@terra.com.br>
>To: UFO UpDates -Toronto <ufoupdates@virtuallystrange.net>
>Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 12:52:22 -0200
>Subject: 1733 - The First Known Sighting?

>Source: The Scotsman, UK


>On This Day - December 8


>1733: A Dorset man reported seeing a polished silver disc in the
>sky the first known sighting of an Unidentified Flying Object,
>or UFO.

On the 8th December 1733, in a small town called Fleet, which
is in Dorset (England), there was various eyewitnesses to what
happened that day.

Mr James Cracker of Fleet, was down in the valley, in which it
was a warm sunny day, when a burnished or new-washed silver
flying object went flying passed in a northerly direction. This
was intercepted by trees and was coruscading in and out in broad

The following day Mr. Edgecombe, he and another gentleman (whose
name I cannot remember), saw the same flying object, flying from
east to north 15 miles from the original site.

There is nothing else to be found other than in the County
Records, which explains the same as the above, even the BBC who
first put it out, have nothing else on this.

I hope this gives you some idea, of what happened, cannot go any
further , may be one day. We will find something. Still looking
in all the newspapers for that day, I will let you know if I
find anything else.

Rosa Manson