Reference numberAP/10/39
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from George Canning Huson to the President of the Royal Society
Date21 September 1833
DescriptionLetter received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Huson taped a cutting of the problem as printed in the Sheffield Mercury to the letter, and asks forgiveness for sending his letter if the notice of the reward printed in the newspaper is not accurate. He relates the effect observed on the cards to the upward and downward pressure of the atmosphere.

Subject: Physics

Written by Huson at 17 Exchange Buildings in Liverpool [Merseyside, England] and addressed to the President of the Royal Society [Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex] in London.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8338Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex1773 - 1843
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