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MS/130

Papers on ballistics by Benjamin Robins

1745-1750

MS/130/1

Notebook containing 'An account of the experiments relating to the resistance of the air...', by Benjamin Robins

1747-1750

MS/130/2

Notebook containing 'Of the nature and advantages of rifled barrel pieces', by Benjamin Robins

1747

MS/130/3

Notebook containing 'Considerations on the imperfections of those experiments...', by Benjamin Robins

n.d. [1740-1750]

MS/130/4

Notebook of scientific papers, by Benjamin Robins

n.d. [1746-1750]

MS/130/5

Notebook containing drafts of scientific papers, by Benjamin Robins

n.d. [1740-1750]

MS/130/6

Notebook of calculations on ballistics and artillery, by Benjamin Robins

n.d. [1740-1750]

MS/130/7

Tract, 'A proposal for increasing the strength of the British Navy', by Benjamin Robins

1747

MS/130/8

Notebook containing two tracts by Benjamin Robins

1740s

MS/130/9

Notebook, 'Experiments at Chatham' and other observations, by Benjamin Robins.

1749-1750

MS/130/10

Notebook, 'On military discipline', by Benjamin Robins.

1740s

MS/130/11

Notes on artillery and other topics, by Benjamin Robins

1740s

MS/130/11/1

Copy letter from Benjamin Robins to Mr Campbell

9 September 1744

MS/130/11/2

Plan for a metal mortar, by Chretien Frederic Winter

14 July 1740

MS/130/11/3

Preface to the 'New principles of gunnery', by Benjamin Robins

1740s

MS/130/11/4

Account of rocket experiments made at Islington, by Benjamin Robins

15 April 1749

MS/130/11/5

Account of mortar experiments, by Benjamin Robins

n.d. [1740s]

MS/130/11/6

Account of thermometer experiments, by Benjamin Robins

24 May 1749

MS/130/11/7

Account of artillery experiments, by Benjamin Robins

12 August-26 September n.y. [1740s]

MS/130/11/8

Text on artillery and shot, by Benjamin Robins

1740s

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