Thursday Oct. 28, 1841. Mr. Gypson ascended from Mr. Smith's Wharf Yard, East Gate, Sleaford. This balloon in which Mr. G. made his nocturnal voyage on June 3, 1839, is composed of 1800 yds of the richest silk in alternate colours of crimson and gold, 60 ft. high and 36 ft. diameter.

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