Record

Reference numberAP/10/40
LevelItem
TitleUnpublished letter, regarding 'A curious fact' from Peter Smyth to the President of the Royal Society
Date24 September 1833
DescriptionLetter received by the Royal Society as a result of a statement, titled 'A Curious Fact' (see AP/10 for description). Smyth first quotes the problem as he read it in the Dublin Morning Register, then provides his solution involving the atmospheric pressure on the top card acting as a resisting power.

Subject: Physics

Written by Smyth at 92 Dame Street, Dublin [Ireland] and addressed to the President of the Royal Society [Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex] in London.
Extent4p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8338Augustus Frederick (1773 - 1843); Duke of Sussex1773 - 1843
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