Reference numberAP/10/30
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from Brien Abbot to the Secretary of the Royal Society
Date25 April 1834
DescriptionLetter received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Abbot offers a solution to the problem, first quoting the statement as he saw it in an American newspaper. He then explains that atmospheric pressure is disrupted in different ways on the top and the bottom of the card when blown upon.

Subject: Physics

Written by Abbot in Medina, Orleans Co [County], N [New] York [United States] and addressed to the Secretary of the Royal Society in London, in the care of the British Consul.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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