|Title||Unpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from John Bates to the President of the Royal Society|
|Date||1 October 1833|
|Description||Letter received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Bates first quotes the paragraph from his local newspaper, Drakard's Stamford News, and then provides his solution to the problem, stating that a vacuum or rarefied space is formed by blowing through the tube. Includes two drawings in the text.|
Written by Bates in Wilson Street, Newark [Nottinghamshire] and addressed to the President of the Royal Society [Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex]. Postmarked 3 October 1833.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related records in the catalogue||AP/10/31/1|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8338||Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex||1773 - 1843|